Dominican University Performing Arts Center

Sones de México Ensemble joins the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago for a special evening celebrating Mexican culture, music and dance. The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago was founded in 1982 by José Luis and Matie Ovalle, its present artistic directors and choreographers. As Chicago’s oldest Mexican dance institution, MFDC has received countless […]

In Concert at the College of Lake County

Sones de México Ensemble visits the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County for a pair of performances. We’ll present a full two-set concert performance beginning at 8pm in the Studio Theater. Tickets are required. Earlier that evening we’ll present our FREE lecture/demo program “Beyond the Music, A Musical […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

  Do you know where Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, Calentanos and other regional styles of Mexican music come from? What are the people like who created them, and how did their music, dance and traditions come to be like that?   Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with live demonstrations by the […]

Beyond the Music: Diego Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Sones de México Ensemble celebrates Mexican Independence Day with a concert at the famous Diego Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of the Arts. The Detroit Industry fresco cycle was conceived by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera as a tribute to the city’s manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930s. Rivera completed the twenty-seven panel […]

Benefit for Casa Aztlán

Sones de México Ensemble returns to the Pilsen neighborhood for a benefit concert to support community organization Casa Aztlán. The theme of the event is “Re-imagining Casa Aztlan on 18th Street”. Acknowledging the strengths of Mexican families, Casa Aztlán seeks to sustain the strong cultural identity of the Pilsen community by organizing and educating residents […]

Mexico en el Corazón with Ballet Folklórico of Guadalajara

NAIMA and FEDEJAL is proud to present, in a Millennium Park premiere, directly from Jalisco, The Ballet Folklórico of Guadalajara. Sones de México Ensemble joins Ballet Folklórico de Guadalajara, Mariachi Juvenil Colotlan and Mariachi Herencia de Mexico at Pritzker Pavilion of Millennium Park for a celebration of the dances and music from Jalisco, the birthplace […]

Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert 11am- Chicago Cultural Center

Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert is a 45 min. program based on the Parent’s Choice Award-winning Sones de México Ensemble album “Fiesta Mexicana: Mexican Songs & Stories for Niños & Niñas and Their Mamas & Papas”. Expect an interactive show with music, dance and stories for the whole family. This Juicebox Series performance is presented by […]

El Grito: Mexican Independence Day in Indianapolis

Sones de México Ensemble will headline the official Indianapolis Mexican Independence Day ceremony. Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day by coming to Garfield Park for food, crafts and music. Enjoy a traditional celebration which includes the glorious “Grito” (shout) that Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla once used to garner support of the people to rise and take arms […]

AUG27 Sones de México at SummerDance

Always wanted to dance to Mexican music, but were afraid to try? Now you can! Join us on Chicago’s front lawn for a FREE Chicago SummerDance concert! There will be lessons in Veracruz Folk Dancing and Mexican Polkas by our very own Lorena Iniguez from 6 to 7PM, then Sones de México Ensemble takes the […]

SEP4 Beyond the Music A Musical Geography of Mexico-Detroit, MI

QUIZ: Where are Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos from? Sones de México Ensemble performs a free lecture demo and music performance entitled “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico”. Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with live demonstrations by the Ensemble. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about […]