Latin American Music Festival
Apr 11—13, 2024
Student Center East
750 S. Halsted St.
The School of Theatre and Music at the University of Illinois Chicago is delighted to present a three-day Latin American Music Festival in April 2024.
The festival will feature faculty and students from UIC and Indiana University’s Latin American Music Center as well as leading scholars, and artists from the greater Hispanic communities throughout Chicago.
Highlights include days devoted to Mariachi and Choral music, as well as performances by acclaimed Latin American artists and DJs.
Thursday, April 11, 2024 – Mariachi Festival
Community and High School Mariachi ensembles are invited to participate in workshops and clinics with guest Mariachi artists culminating in an evening concert with the UIC Mariachi Fuego with a special guest artist.
Friday, April 12, 2024 – Choral Festival
High School Choirs are invited to participate in our annual Choral Festival with the theme: Singing Together, Learning Together, Belonging Together with commissioned work from Chicago A Cappella’s ¡Cantaré! Chicago – an educational program designed to bring composers from Mexico directly into Chicago classrooms. Learn more about the Choral Festival here.
The Choral Festival will culminate in an evening concert with the UIC Choirs and special guest artists.
Saturday, April 13, 2024 – Block Party
Sing, dance, and enjoy a multi-stage community Block Party featuring music by artists in the Chicagoland, DJ’s, and food vendors. Special Guest Artists to be announced.
April 11, 2024
April 12, 2024
April 13, 2024