CHICAGO, IL – 13 Oct, 2017 – The Mariachi Institute of Chicago presents the second annual and only holiday mariachi concert in Chicago and the Midwest, “A Merry-Achi Christmas Concert”. Celebrate Mexico’s authentic and vibrant sounds of traditional Christmas music Friday, November 24 at the majestic Copernicus Center with the headliner, Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández. This spectacular all-age concert includes special presentations by the youth ensembles of the Mariachi Institute of Chicago and Mariachi Embajador de México.
“This year, we are delighted to have the Merry-Achi Christmas Concert right after Thanksgiving,” says Dr. Blanca Murillo, founder of the Mariachi Institute of Chicago. “We invite family and friends to create a new tradition and celebrate this special time of year with their families experiencing holiday tunes through mariachi music.”
The three-hour mariachi performance includes traditional Mexican tunes, “posada” songs, medley interpretations from the Nutcracker to Joy to the World, and the familiar classics like Jingle Bells and White Christmas. A visit from the man in a red suit will make a special appearance as part of the concert festivities.
General admission tickets are $40 to $75 and are available at CopernicusTickets.com. Copernicus Center is at 5216 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago IL 60630. Join our Facebook event page and follow us on Mariachi Institute of Chicago. #merryachichristmas
About Mariachi Institute of Chicago
Founded by Dr. Blanca Murillo, the Mariachi Institute of Chicago (MIC) is a mariachi conservatory that provides quality instruction in violin, guitar, trumpet, vihuela, guitarrón, harp, vocals, and soon folkloric dance. MIC offers low-cost lessons to students 8 to 16 years-old and works to increase performance and teaching opportunities to professional mariachi musicians along with creating enriching cultural experiences for audiences throughout the Chicagoland area.
The proceeds from ticket sales support the Mariachi Institute of Chicago’s youth music programs and mariachi conferences in 2018. The Mariachi Institute of Chicago is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
For more information visit, www.mariachiinstituteofchicago.org.
About Mariachi Sol de México® de José Hernández
Founded in 1981 by Maestro José Hernández, the platinum-selling mariachi band Sol de México® have broken countless barriers in mariachi music, including becoming the first mariachi ensemble nominated for a Grammy. Their original rhythms, fresh sounds, and inspiring ideas continue to energize the world of mariachi.
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