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West Music Website The early development of mestizo folk music in Mexico is largely undocumented, making speculative any theories on the early evolution of the mariachi. The earliest known incontrovertible reference to a mariachi appears in a letter written by priest Cosme Santa Anna in 1852, although the word...

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ABOUT MARIACHI MUSIC     Mariachi is a genre of Regional Mexican music that dates back to at least the 18th century, evolving over time in the countryside of various regions of western Mexico. The usual mariachi group today consists of as many as eight violins, two trumpets and...

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To learn more about Bravo Waukegan and our recent activities and events, check out these links: NEWSLETTERS:  • Click here NEWS ARTICLES: • Click here BRAVO BUDDIES CAMP HIGHLIGHTS 2019: • Click here for highlights, photos and video clips from Bravo Buddies summer music camp. MARIACHI PERFORMANCE/RAVINIA: • Click here for...

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From the Top is America’s largest national platform celebrating the stories, talents, and character of young classically-trained musicians. Through live events, NPR and video broadcasts, scholarships, and arts education programs, this wonderful organization empower these extraordinary young people to engage and inspire music lovers of all ages. Bravo had the distinct pleasure...