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Bandas de Mexico: A Musical Geography of Mexico Lecture
November 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree
Ethnomusicologist and Sones de Mexico Ensemble drummer Dr. Eric Hines will give a public lecture that will describe five different regional styles of traditional Mexican banda (wind orchestra) music from Sinaloa, Zacatecas, Morelos, Oaxaca and Yucatan, each with its own distinct instrumentation, repertoire and history.
The workshop is one of a series of lectures and workshops leading up to a free concert collaboration on November 19 between Sones de Mexico Ensemble and the Northern Illinois University Banda and Mariachi Ensembles. Learn more at https://sonesdemexico.com/event/in-concert-sones-de-mexico-ensemble-with-niu-banda-and-mariachi-niu/
Co-sponsored by Friends of the NIU Libraries, Undocumented Student Support, the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, and the Latino Resource Center. This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Open to the general public. Free Admission.