Community Concert at Alisal Center for the Fine Arts
The free Community Concert on October 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. will include the Monterey County Pops! performing traditional favorites such as Tailgate Ramble, Bill Bailey, and Basin Street Blues. Traditional Mexican selections will include La Llorona, Cielito Lindo, and Canción Mixteca. Also featured will be selections from specific regions of Mexico such as Jarabe Tapatio from Jalisco and Sones de Pinotepa Nacional from Oaxaca.
A highlight of the concert will be the professionals of Monterey County Pops! performing together with various student ensembles from the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts including the Rodalla de Alisal, the Taller de Son Jarocho y Fandango, and the Baile Folkloric Alma y Tradición. The newly formed Mariachi Juvenil Alisal of the Alisal Union School District also be included.
The program will conclude with themes from popular movies and marches by John Philip Sousa and various Mexican and Spanish composers.