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Music of Mexico with Fiesta del Norte Workshop
April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Free, limited to 50 participants, registration is strongly suggested
This workshop highlights Mexican culture through the living tradition of mariachi with Fiesta del Norte, Connecticut’s first mariachi band. Their repertoire of traditional Mexican folk and popular music spans the mariachis of Jalisco to the harp music of Vera Cruz, to the marimbas of Chiapas, all interpreted on authentic instruments such as the guitar, guitarrón, violin, and trumpet. Translations, storytelling, and cultural insights are interwoven between songs. Audience participation is encouraged!