Juan Díes: 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 Chicano Resource Center at the East Los […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

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 […]

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

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, […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Corridos: Day of the Dead Songwriting Workshop-Nov 3-Evansville, IN

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Corridos-Mexican-Ballad-Songwriting-Wrkshp-Evansville-IN/events/254294520/ ENGLISH (para español ver mas abajo) *This workshop will be taught in English 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 […]

Corridos: Mexican Ballad Songwriting Workshop-Oct 29-Baltimore, MD

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Corridos-Mexican-Ballad-Songwriting-Workshop-Baltimore-MD/events/254716104/ *This workshop will be taught in English “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 […]

Corridos: Mexican Ballad Songwriting Workshop-Oct. 13-Chicago IL

RSVP on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Corridos-Mexican-Ballad-Songwriting-Workshop-Chicago/events/254715460/ *This workshop will be taught in Spanish ENGLISH (para español ver mas abajo) “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 […]