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Program Information

Number of Artists: 3-4

Grade Levels:

Program Length: 45 minutes

Ideal Audience Size:

Maximum Audience Size: 500

Setup Time: Minimal

Breakdown Time: Minimal

Technical Requirements: 1 microphone (may need more in large auditorium)

SOL Connections

Music: K.1, K.2, K.4, K.6, K.7, K.10, K.11, K.12, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.11, 1.12, 2.1, 2.3, 2.8, 2.10, 2.11, 3.1, 3.3, 3.9, 3.12, 3.13, 4.1, 4.3, 4.8, 4.12, 4.13, 5.1, 5.3, 5.7, 5.9, 5.10, 5.11, HS.1, HS.5, HS.6, HS.8, HS.9, MS.1, MS.3, MS.5, MS.6, MS.7, MS.8, MS.9

History and Social Science: K.1, 2.12, 3.12, WG.4

English: K.1, K.2, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1

Artists Fees

Single Fee: $350 - 550 Plus travel

Travel

.45 per mile from College Park, MD

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Students at Hillsboro Elementary in Loudoun County learned about Mexican culture from Mariachi de lo  

Mariachi de los Compadres

Hispanic Culture

Category

Music

This was a great multicultural activity!

Program Type

Community Festivals, Curriculum Materials, Elementary School Assemblies, Family Concerts, High School Assemblies, Middle School Assemblies

Subject Areas

Culture Studies, Folktales, Music, Poetry, Social Skills Development, Song Writing, World History

Mariachi de los Compadres presents festive and lively multicultural performances of Hispanic music. Dressed in traditional charro attire, the band performs traditional folk music from the various regions of Mexico.

Rhythms and vocal harmonies are intertwined with the group's instrumental skills, including violin, guitar, and trumpet. Students are encouraged to participate in several dances, including the Mexican Hat Dance. The history of each musical selection, and Spanish vocabulary are introduced. Mariachi de los Compadres is a wonderful addition to any school festival or as part of curriculum enrichment for studies in Spanish and Spanish/American History.