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The CSUN Latino Music Ensemble: Bringing culture and community to campus

three students playing guitars

Emmanuelle Roumain

April 2, 2019

Mariachi is a small musical ensemble that originated in Jalisco, Mexico. Composed mainly of a variety of mostly stringed instruments, it is a mixture of Spanish, native and African traditions, and differs from region to region.Though mariachi has long been considered a uniquely Mexican sound, Carlos C...

Mariachi serenades and free play at Tuesday Farmers Market

Megan Selesky gets a custom face painting design from Ronnie Mena at Matador Square. Photo credit: Daniel Shin

Daniel Shin

November 3, 2015

Farmers Market attendees were greeted with a more festive and playful atmosphere, thanks to the serenading sounds of a live mariachi band, face painting and a special play day event hosted by CSUN's Tourism and Recreation Department. Associated Students brought the local mariachi band El Gallo de...

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