EVENTS

 

Fresno “Viva El Mariachi Festival” (March) –

http://www.radiobilingue.org/mariachi/

 

Los Angeles Drum & Dance Events – 

http://www.africanbeat.com/

 

Modesto International Festival (Oct.) – 

http://www.internationalfestivalmodesto.com/

 

Monterey Bay School of Piping (July) – 

http://www.montereycelticartsacademy.org/

 

Powwow calendar – 

http://www.powwows.com/

 

San Diego "Sweetwater International Student Mariachi Conference" (March) – 

http://www.suhsd.k12.ca.us/mariachiconference/

 

San Francisco World Music Festival (Sept./Oct.) – 

http://www.sfworldmusicfestival.org/

 

San José International Mariachi Festival, Concerts & Conference (September) – 

http://sanjosemariachifestival.com/

 

Soka University Annual International Festival (May) – 

http://www.soka.edu/page.cfm?p=249

 

Sonoma County Fair Charreada Mexicana (July) – 

http://www.sonomacountyfair.com/press_release.php?pk_id=140

  

ORGANIZATIONS

 

Alliance for California Traditional Arts – 

http://www.actaonline.org/

 

Arts Council Silicon Valley – 

http://www.artscouncil.org/youth.htm

 

Ashkenza Music and Dance Community Center (Berkeley) – 

http://www.ashkenaz.com/index.htm

 

California Arts Council – 

http://www.cac.ca.gov/

 

California Asian/Pacific Islander Arts Network – 

http://www.vconline.org/caap/index.htm

 

California Traditional Music Society – 

http://www.ctmsfolkmusic.org/

 

Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (Santa Clara) – 

http://www.chcp.org/

 

Cultural Initiatives Silicon Valley – 

http://www.ci-sv.org/index.shtml

 

Curuye (L.A./Cuba) – 

http://www.curuye.com/index.html

 

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts – 

http://www.eastbaycenter.org

 

Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra – 

http://www.fyco.org/training.html

 

Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California – 

http://www.jcccnc.org/

 

Latino Arts Network – 

http://www.latinoarts.net/

 

Los Angeles County Arts Commission – 

http://www.lacountyarts.org/

 

Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department – 

http://www.culturela.org/aboutcad/index.html

 

Los Angeles Music Center Education Division – 

http://www.musiccenter.org/education/

 

Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center (East Bay) – 

http://www.loscenzontles.com/music.html

 

Mariachi Master Apprentice Program – 

http://www.ci.san-fernando.ca.us/sfold/extra/mariachi/mariachi_movement.htm

 

MBIRA (Shona mbira music) – 

http://www.mbira.org

 

Mexican Heritage Plaza (San Jose) – 

http://www.mhcviva.org/education/index.html

 

MoAD The Museum of the African Diaspora – 

http://www.moadsf.org/index.html

 

Monterey Celtic Arts Academy – 

http://www.montereycelticartsacademy.org/links.php

 

Multicultural Music and Art Foundation of Northridge – 

http://www.mcmafn.org/

 

Oriki Theater (experience Africa) – 

http://www.oriki.org/

 

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center – 

http://www.marinjcc.org/

 

SambaLA ­– 

http://www.sambala.org/

 

San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture – 

http://www.sandiego.gov/arts-culture/index.shtml

 

San Francisco World Music Festival – 

http://www.sfworldmusicfestival.org/index2.htm

 

The Center for World Music (San Diego) – 

http://www.geocities.com/darvaksandiego/worldmusic2006.html

 

The Cultural Conservancy (Native American) – 

http://www.nativeland.org/

 

Taiko Center of Los Angeles – 

http://www.taikocenter.com/history.html

 

WorldBeat Cultural Center (San Diego) – 

http://www.worldbeatcenter.org/

 

Aztec Stories - 

http://www.aztecstories.com/

 

FOUNDATIONS

 

Hewlett Foundation – 

http://www.hewlett.org/Channels/

 

Humboldt Area Foundation (Native Cultures Fund) – 

http://www.hafoundation.org/programs/index.html

 

The Durfee Foundation – 

http://www.durfee.org/

 

Young Imaginations – 

http://www.youngimaginations.org/index.htm

 

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & MATERIALS

 

Ali Akbar College Store – 

http://www.aacm.org/shop/index.html

 

Black Mountain Instruments (Dulcimers) – 

http://www.blackmtninstruments.com/

 

Blue Ridge Pickin Parlor (Bluegrass) – 

http://www.pickinparlor.com/

 

Brian Steeger (Mariachi harps and other ethnic instruments) – 

http://briansteeger.tripod.com/

 

Candelas Guitars – 

http://www.candelas.com

 

Clarion Music Center (Chinese & other ethnic instruments) – 

http://www.clarionmusic.com/

 

Folk Music Center – 

http://www.folkmusiccenter.com/index.html

 

Fote Mote Music – (Celtic harps and other ethnic instruments) –

http://www.folkmote.com/

 

Guadalupe Custom Strings (Mariachi and other guitar strings) – 

http://www.guadalupecustomstrings.com/

 

Hopetown Music – 

http://www.steeldrumshop.com/

 

Jeff Nevin (see “Teacher Resources” for free mariachi arrangements) – 

http://www.virtuosomariachi.com/

 

La Casa Del Mariachi – 

http://www.casadelmariachi.com/

 

Mariachi Publishing Company (Music & extensive information) – 

http://www.sobrino.net/mpc/index.html

 

Motherland Music's (African Hand Drums & Instruments) – 

http://www.motherlandmusic.com/

 

Smarty Pans Music (Steel Drums) – 

http://www.smartypansmusic.com/

 

Sylvia Woods Harp Center – 

http://www.harpcenter.com/

 

Ali Akbar College of Music (degree in Traditional Indian music) – 

http://www.aacm.org/

 

Southwestern Community College (degree in Mariachi music) – 

http://www.swc.cc.ca.us/

 

UC Berkeley – 

http://ls.berkeley.edu/dept/music/ethno.html

 

California Gold: Northern California folk music from the thirties – 

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afccchtml/cowhome.html

 

UC Irvine (Collections of Ethnomusicologist Dr. Robert Garfias) – 

http://aris.ss.uci.edu/rgarfias/kiosk/index.htm

 

UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology – 

http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/index.htm

 

D.K. Wilgus Archive of Folksong and Music – 

http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/folklore/music/

 

Native American music in California – 

http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/archive/cali_nativeamer.htm

 

Strachwitz Archive of Mexican–American Music – 

http://digital.library.ucla.edu/frontera/

 

 

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