Music Workshops

July 28 - August 01, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm

Online Registration is OPEN

The ¡VivaFest! Workshops are a four-day conference featuring workshops in Mariachi Music, Voice, and Ballet Folklórico Dance.

Music workshops will be taught by members of Mariachi Sol de Mexico, Mariachi Azteca, Juventino Mejia, Jr., of Mariachi Me Tierra Linda, and William Faulkner.
Sound engineering workshop will be taught by Gil Morales.

All music and dance classes will be taught at multiple levels of instruction in order to meet the skill level of each student.

Interested in learning more about mariachi education? Please visit the MHC website at www.mhcviva.org

 


 

All music and dance workshops will take place at Lincoln High School, San Jose, California  located at 555 Dana Avenue, San Jose, Ca. 95126.

Please see schedule below to start the day. A complete schedule of all workshop activities will be in your student packets.

 


 

Schedule – 2014

July 28, 2014
7:30am-9:00am >> Workshop check-in & registration – Lincoln High School
8:30am–9:15am >> Orientation at New Venture Hall (ground level) – Lincoln High School – ALL PARTICIPANTS
9:15am-4:00pm >> First day of Workshop classes
8:00pm >> Student Showcase Concert

July 29 – 31, 2014
9:00am-4:00pm >> Second and third day of Workshop classes and rehearsal for performance on August 1, 2014.

Location

All Workshops will be held at Lincoln High School, San Jose, California located at 555 Dana Avenue, San Jose, Ca. 95126.

Workshops students also have the opportunity to perform in the Vivafest! concert with Symphony Silicon Valley and Mariachi Sol de Mexico on the campus of San Jose State University. Logistics for dress rehearsal and sound check for the concert will be announced during the workshops.

Special hotel room rates will be posted on this website in May and will be  available to Mariachi Festival Workshop participants and their families.

Contact

Questions about the Workshops, please contact:
Monica Ramos
Mariachi Festival Workshop Coordinator
(408) 920-6070
mramos@mhcviva.org

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