Swirling Skirts and Flying Machetes

On Sunday March 26, 2017 Caitlin, Kelly, and I (Katie) had the opportunity to attend our very first Ballet Folklorico practice. Ballet Folklorico Azul Y Oro is a group of students at Notre Dame that practices and performs traditional Mexican folkloric dances. The group performs at many events throughout the school year including Latin Expressions…

Listen to Mariachi ND

MariachiND is a band at Notre Dame that provides the campus with a source of traditional Mexican music.  Established in 1995, the group performs at events both on and off campus and occasionally participates in Mariachi competitions.  We were able to sit in on a few rehearsals and find out what “traditional Mexican music” actually…

Introducing MariachiND

A dorm chapel is probably one of that last places that comes to mind when you think about where you might hear mariachi music. But every Monday night from 8:30-9:30, the men of Dillon Hall at The University of Notre Dame are treated to the melodies of Mariachi provided by the rehearsals of MariachiND, the premiere…