Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

Sones de Mexico Ensemble and Miami University Ohio present a special live stream version of our signature “Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico” program on Zoom. 5:00 PM central / 6:00 PM easten time. Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country […]

Canceled: 25th Anniversary Concert

Due to safety precautions and procedures related to the COVID 19 pandemic, our 25th Anniversary Concert has been canceled. Sones de Mexico Ensemble will celebrate a quarter-century of being the nation’s preeminent Mexican Folk Music organization and performing ensemble with a FREE concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park in downtown Chicago. Save […]

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: […]

Serenata a la Virgen de Guadalupe

Sones de México Ensemble visits Chicago’s La Villita (Little Village) neighborhood to perform a traditional serenade to the Virgin of Guadalupe to celebrate this important Mexican religious holiday. This special concert is free and open to the public.

Concierto Guadalupano

Come and sing with us to celebrate one of Mexico’s high holidays for the season. In Mexico, the pilgrimages and the tradition of singing and dancing to the Virgin of Tepeyac (aka Our Lady of Guadalupe) transcends religion; it is a symbol of Mexican Culture that predates Christianity and dates back to the worship of […]

Día de los Muertos with Maru Montero Dance Company

Sones de Mexico Ensemble and Maru Montero Dance Company perform a special concert celebrating Día de los Muertos. Celebrate the Day of the Dead with live music, Mexican folk dance, artist demonstrations and art workshops. The concert and workshops takes place in the Kogod Courtyard. Free and open to the public.

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

Sones de Mexico Beyond the Music

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 […]

Día de los Muertos Concert

The City of Evanston Parks Recreation and Community Centers presents a family friendly Day of the Dead Celebration. Enjoy a puppet show, costume parade, art stations for making ofrendas, Mexican food & beverages plus a CONCERT for the Day of the Dead by Sones de México Ensemble and guest dancers. FREE AND OPEN TO THE […]

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 […]