Mariachi Ensemble invites any interested student, staff or faculty to join. Are you a hobby musician or like to sing? Join** this 1 credit course that meets MONDAYS this SPRING semester!
WHAT: Mariachi EMUS 1467 / EMUS 3467 / EMUS 5467 Section 003
WHEN: Mondays, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
WHERE: Imig Music Bldg C-191
WHY: Because it’s a unique way to celebrate community and end with a performance!
**The last day to add a course is Tuesday Jan 21st and the last day to drop a course is Tuesday Jan 28th, both at midnight.
Mariachi is a form of folk music from Mexico. Mariachi began as a regional folk style called “Son Jaliscience” in the center west of Mexico originally played only with string instruments and musicians dressed in the white pants and shirts of peasant farmers. From the 19th to 20th century, migrations from rural areas into cities such as Guadalajara and Mexico City, along with the Mexican government’s cultural promotion gradually re-labeled it as Son style, with its alternate name of “mariachi” becoming used for the “urban” form. Modifications of the music include influences from other music such as polkas and waltzes, the addition of trumpets and the use of charro outfits by mariachi musicians