Mariachi CDA is a performing group that started in July of 2010 to encourage and preserve the music and culture of Mexico. Mariachi
CDA was established to promote family oriented activities and instill
in children an appreciation of cultural pride for traditional music.
For booking Mariachi Program please call: Elvia G Carranza Mariachi CDA Coordinator 831.443.1532 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicolasa Alvarez - Executive Director
Mrs. Alvarez a traditional Mariachi singer brings a
combination of skills in therapeutic music intervention to be able to
reach youth in our community. Mrs. Alvarez assists with viguela
Arcadio Ledesma Mariachi Director – Mr. Ledesma is a member of Mariachi Salinas. Mr. Ledesma is very skills in all type of mariachi instruments such as trumpet , guitarron, viguela and violin. He started his music career at Plaza Garibaldi in Mexico City at the age of 10. He has performed with numerous festivals and events around Monterey County.
Jooseu Madriagal - Mr. Madrigal assists with viguela and guitar instruction.
Workshop Instruction = El Dorado Park Recreation Center
Beginner - Violin Class - Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Advance All Group Class Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Beginner - Viguela and Guitar class are every Tuesday at 6:15 p.m.
Individual Singing - By Appointment
Individual Instrument - By Appointment
Caminos del Arte, the East Salinas Arts group which provides free art, music, and dance classes in low income areas of Salinas, also puts on four community Arts Festivals each year. Hear Ruth Hermosillo, Francis Nolder and Nicolasa Alvarez explain how they do it. It's all about unity. That's why they are the Arts Council for Monterey County's 2011 Non Profit Champion of the Arts
Ruth Hermosillo President
Tony Acosta - Vice President
Caritina Ibarra - Secretary
Salvador Luquin - Treasurer
Victor Garcia- Board Member
Arturo Alvarez- Board Member
Jose Valenzuela- Board Member
Jenny Camarena - Board Member
Carol Ruvalcaba - Board Member Sandra Ocampo-Board Member Lalo Vargas - Board Member Katie Rodriguez - Board Member Nicolasa Alvarez Executive Director