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CORRIDOS: Mexican Tragic Ballad Song Writing Workshop in Spanish
November 14, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
CORRIDOS: Mexican Tragic Ballad Songwriting Workshop
Learn to write an authentic Mexican “corrido” in this free workshop with Juan Díes, folklorist and co-founder of the GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Nominated Sones de México Ensemble.
The workshop will be taught in Spanish.
By the end of this workshop the class will have written an original song in a corrido form. The corrido is a 150‐year-old Mexican ballad tradition that narrates tragic tales based on true events and honors folk heroes. Learn about the history of this tradition and the rules for writing the poetic lyrics of these captivating songs.
University of Notre Dame Institute for Latino Studies, 315 Bond Hall.
Free and open to the public. A complimentary dinner will be served to participants.
Park in Lyons lot A or Lake Lot D. Don’t be late! Call 574-631-4440 for assistance.
Sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts