Christmas Posada in Rogers Park, Chicago

Join Sones de México Ensemble in Chicago’s historic Rogers Park neighborhood for a Christmas Posada for the whole family! Featuring members of Sones de Mexico Ensemble and a recital by graduating students from our Mexican Guitar School. We will have a Christmas carol singalong, a piñata, and certificates for the graduates. Bring a dish to […]

Christmas Posada in Pilsen!

Join Sones de México Ensemble in Chicago’s historic Pilsen neighborhood for a Christmas Posada for the whole family! Featuring members of Sones de Mexico Ensemble and a recital by graduating students from our Mexican Guitar School. We will have a Christmas carol singalong, a piñata, and certificates for the graduates. Bring a dish to share: […]

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

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 Bettendorf Public Library is part of a […]

Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

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 […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

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 […]

La Posada (Rogers Park)

We’re celebrating our guitar program graduation with a traditional Christmas posada open to the public. friends, Families and neighbors are welcome! Our graduating students will play seasonal songs with help from members of Sones de México Ensemble. Bring a dish to share: atole, tamales, ponche, cookies, turrón, colación, etc. We’ll provide the piñata! Students will […]

La Posada (Pilsen)

We’re celebrating our guitar program graduation with a traditional Christmas posada open to the public. friends, Families and neighbors are welcome! Our graduating students will play seasonal songs with help from members of Sones de México Ensemble. Bring a dish to share: atole, tamales, ponche, cookies, turrón, colación, etc. We’ll provide the piñata! Students will […]

Corridos: Taller de Baladas trágicas mexicanas-Dec 1-Winfield, KS

*Este taller será impartido en ESPAÑOL Reserva tu lugar en Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Corridos-Mexican-Ballad-Songwriting-Workshop-Winfield-KS/events/256680277/ Aprende a escribir un “corrido” original en este taller gratuito de 2 horas con Juan Díes, co-fundador de Sones de México Ensemble, nominados a los premios GRAMMY™ y Latin GRAMMY. En este taller los estudiantes ayudarán a escribir un corrido original basado en […]

Corridos: Mexican Ballad Songwriting Workshop-Nov 30-Winfield, KS

*This workshop will be taught in ENGLISH RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Corridos-Mexican-Ballad-Songwriting-Workshop-Winfield-KS/events/256679928/ Learn to write an authentic Mexican “corrido” in this free, two‐hour workshop with Juan Díes, co-founder of the GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Nominated Sones de México Ensemble. By the end of this workshop the class will have written an original song in a corrido […]

Corridos: Mexican Ballad Songwriting Workshop-Nov 14-Las Vegas, NV

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Corridos-Mexican-Ballad-Songwriting-Workshop-Las-Vegas-NV/events/254716398/ *This workshop will be taught in Spanish “CORRIDOS: Mexican Tragic Ballad Songwriting Workshop” Learn to write an authentic Mexican “corrido” in this free, two‐hour workshop with Juan Díes, co-founder of the GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Nominated Sones de México Ensemble. By the end of this workshop the class will have written […]