In the interest of health and safety, it is mandatory that everyone always wears a mask during lessons including teachers and parents. You will not be asked for proof of vaccination, but your teachers will make sure that your mask is being worn properly for your safety and that of others around you regardless of age and vaccination status.
Mariachi de Pacific program is a reflection of the vibrant and expressive musical culture of the Central Valley. The program is open to everyone regardless of age, cultural background, or skill level. The Mariachi program has two main components: ensembles and private lessons. Participants will be placed in an appropriate ensemble following a short audition. PCMS offers music education complementary to the local music programs and reinforces the relationship existing between the Pacific Conservatory of Music and educational organizations in the region.
Instructor: Luis "Tito" Talamantes
- Mariachi Voz del Pacifico (Voice of Pacific) - advanced
- Mariachi Juvenil del Pacifico (Youth of Pacific) - beginners and intermediate
Rehearsals and Private Lessons
The ensembles meet two times a week for group rehearsals. One private lesson per week with an intern will be scheduled at the time most convenient for both the teacher and the students. Private lessons will cover Mariachi's performance techniques, ensemble repertoire as well as learning methods specific to each instrument and conducive to the improvement of the student.
$39 per week, includes two rehearsals per week and one 30-minute private lesson.
For more information contact PCMS@pacific.edu.