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San Diego International Mariachi Summit Gala Concert
The Mariachi Scholarship Foundation’s Mariachi Summit GALA CONCERT returns!
Celebrating the rich history of Mexican music with the heirs of this legacy: Lupita Infante, Rafael Jorge Negrete, Juan Mendoza “El Tariacuri”, Gabriel Solis, and more. With maestro Alberto de la Rosa and the "Tlen Huicani All Stars” (the world’s premier jarocho and huasteco ensemble), San Diego’s own Mariachi Champaña Nevin, the San Diego Binational Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Folklórico Internacional with choreography by Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernández. Directed by Jeff Nevin.
All proceeds benefit mariachi education in San Diego and college scholarships for local mariachi and ballet folklórico students.