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October 2017

Juan Díes: Beyond the Music

October 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley, 338 6th St.
Moline, IL 61265 United States
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Juan Díes, ethnomusicologist and founding member of Sones de México Ensemble, presents a solo version of “Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico.” Learn about the forms of music that comes from Mexico’s many regions and the cultures that created them in this lecture and demonstration that includes music. Free and open to the public. “Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico” is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and is…

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Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

October 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd
Beloit, WI 53511 United States
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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? Our Beyond the Music series holds the answers.   Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with lively and informative musical demonstrations by the Ensemble. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and…

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Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
City Auditorium, 400 N Hastings Ave
Hastings, NE 68901 United States
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Sones de Mexico Ensemble’s “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” QUIZ: Where are Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos from? What is their music like, and how did it come to sound like that? Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with our lively and informative multimedia performance presentation. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music (but were afraid to ask.) ADMISSION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE…

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July 2019

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico: Springfield, IL

July 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
LIncoln Home National Historic Site, 426 S 7th St.
Springfield, IL 62701
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Free

The Lincoln Home National Historic Site presents our lively and informative musical lecture demonstration Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico. Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Learn about regional styles like Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos and the people that created them. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music. THIS FAMILY FRIENDLY PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. It…

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Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

July 19, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Chicago State University, 9501 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60619
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Free

Sones de Mexico Ensemble continues this national NEA funded tour program with this free presentation at Chicago State University in Chicago’s South side, hosted by the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Jazz Academy. Mexico's folk music and dance styles are very diverse and largely unknown outside of Mexico. There is son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and over thirty other styles. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Let the GRAMMY™…

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Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico: Art Institute of Chicago

July 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago – Fullerton Hall, Modern Wing Entrance, 159 E Monroe St
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Sones de Mexico Ensemble will give an outdoor presentation of its musical and geographical national tour program with this presentation hosted by the Art Institute of Chicago’s 2nd Annual Block Party. Enjoy live renditions of at as many as 12 different folk music and dance styles from different areas of Mexico, each unique and often unknown outside of its local region. Hear live samples of son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a half dozen other styles. Different…

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August 2019

Juan Díes: Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

August 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
East Los Angeles Public Library, 4837 E 3rd St.
East Los Angeles, California 90022
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Free

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Mexican folk music but were afraid to ask. Juan Dies is a 2019 USA Fellow, a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, and co-founder/producer of the two-time GRAMMY™ Award Nominated group Sones de Mexico Ensemble, now on its 25th Season. His visit to the Chicano Resource Center at the East Los Angeles Library is part of a lecture tour sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Using a map and…

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September 2019

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 9, 2019 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
Sauk Valley Community College, 173 IL Route 2, Dixon, Illinois 61021
Dixon, Illinois 61021
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Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music. The presentation takes place at the Dillon Mall Student Center FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.…

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Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Frankfort Community Public Library, 208 W Clinton St.
Frankfort, Indiana 46041
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FREE
Sones de Mexico Beyond the Music

Sones de Mexico Ensemble kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month and the Frankfort Hispanic Heritage Festival with our signature "Beyond The Music" lecture demonstration. Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know…

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Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Western Michigan University, Dorothy U. Dalton Center Recital Hall, 1903 Western Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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FREE

Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music. The presentation takes place at the Dorothy U. Dalton Center Recital Hall, 1903 Western Michigan Ave.…

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