Mariachi Education: Alive and Well in Boyle Heights!

The Mariachi Conservatory founding Family “The Mata’s” will be featured in a new KCET documentary highlighting the significant impact female mariachi musicians have achieved in a male dominated mariachi genre.  Founding members Esperanza Juarez and daughters Angelica and America Mata are the leading women with a leadership role in not only directing the day to day operations of The Mariachi Conservatory a Non-Profit organization but also in coaching, mentoring and empowering the young female mariachi students at The Mariachi Conservatory.  Since its inception in January of 2007, The Mata Family have served their community of Boyle Heights by providing mariachi music classes with a mission in preserving the art form of mariachi music.  The KCET Mariachi Documentary will be featured in their Artbound programming and is scheduled to premiere earlier this year 2017.  

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