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Mexico Opens the Country’s First All-Mariachi School

Mike Lawson • News • September 12, 2012

A Mexican cultural center in the capitol of Mexico City recently announced plans to open the nation’s first every school completely dedicated to mariachi music. A Mexican cultural center in the capitol of Mexico City recently announced plans to open the nation’s first every school completely dedicated to mariachi music. The well-known style of folk music has typically been passed down through family members, but educators say there has been an increasing demand recently for instruction in the art. The Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Center will open the mariachi school next month in downtown Mexico City on a plaza known for its public mariachi performances.

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