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Mariachi/Latin Ensemble


Mariachi is a vibrant folk music that originates in the countryside of western Mexico.  Typical ensembles include vocalists, trumpet players, violinists and guitarists (including traditional guitar-like instruments like El Guitarón and La Vihuela.

Students who choose this ensemble will learn the traditional practices of a Mexican Mariachi band, and participate in the rich, cultural experience of learning and performing traditional Mariachi music. Players of the violin, trumpet, and guitar make up the instrumental body of our ensemble, but we welcome other/non-instrumentalists to join our vocal section, and master the art of Mariachi singing.

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Santa Monica Youth Orchestra (310)985-3439