La Pasión de Mariachi: Salute to Mariachi History and Excellence

5:30 pm La Pasión de Mariachi is a celebration of the art form of mariachi. The purpose is to create greater awareness, understanding and appreciation of traditional and authentic mariachi music by providing insights into the music, band member make-up, and instruments. Mariachi groups, like orchestras, are typically comprised of 18 to 20 members; many of the instruments, such as the guitarrón, are unique to this form of music. Performances will demonstrate various styles within the genre, including son, huapango, and ranchera. There will also be a (more…)