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SOURCE New York City Mariachi Conservatory
NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paulino Dynasty (Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino), NYC Mariachi Conservatory and Union join to promote the beauty and splendor of Mariachi music in the Big Apple, New York City!!!
"My vision is that the public, apprentices and professional musicians develop and further promote this valuable musical tradition, Mariachi!" - Alvaro Paulino Jr.
The New York City Mariachi Conservatory is proud to announce the presence of Irma Infante, honoring her father Pedro Infante (R.I.P.) and her mother Irma Dorantes at their 3rd Annual Mariachi Conference this June 15 – 21, 2014! Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino, along with several performers, will converge at the historic Brooklyn Music School and Playhouse, Saturday night, June 21, 2014, 7:00 – 10:30 p.m., for what will surely be a memorable evening of entertainment. The audience will be treated to light refreshments, included in the ticket price ($35). Raffle tickets are available to purchase for $10 for a chance to win a personalized "serenata" by the Northeast's Finest Mariachi from NYC, Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino.
The Brooklyn Music School and Playhouse
126 St. Felix Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Irma Infante is the daughter of Mexican Film Icon Pedro Infante and the great actress Irma Dorantes. Following in the footsteps of her legendary parents, Irma has enjoyed a career as an actress, singer and recording artist. In 1995 she received a Best Actress award from the Mexican Association of Radio Journalists for her work on the Telenovela "Tres Destinos." Many know her from her work on countless television shows like "Cada Quien Su Santo," "Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres," and most recently "Emperatriz," with Gabriela Spanic and Bernie Paz. Irma walked the Red Carpet for the premiere of her first American Film "In Search of the American Dream" in Houston, TX.
Pedro Infante was the most famous actor and singer of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema and her mother, Irma Dorantes, continues performing in Mexico and is the author of the highly praised book "Asi fue nuestro amor," which chronicles her life with Pedro Infante. Irma Infante carries on that rich tradition through her music and artistic excellence.
New York City Mariachi Conservatory - Mariachi Master Apprentice Program: a professional mentorship, musical enrichment, and cultural expression for all ages. This program instructs youth and adults who are ready to advance their skills and understanding of mariachi music. The assembly will provide professional instrumental demonstrations and performance etiquette, while enhancing repertoire that emphasizes the traditional and popular mariachi music forms, including sones, rancheras, huapangos, boleros and more. Instruction focuses on the core of the traditional musical instruments of the mariachi ensemble: Guitarron, Vihuela, Guitar, Harp, Violin, Trumpet and Voice. NYCMC is the first and only Mariachi school at a high level on the East Coast of the United States of America for children and adults.
Workshops are open for ALL musicians and will be held on Thursday, June 19, and Friday, June 20, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Class registration for both days is $100.
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