Introduction to Mexican Music
Lesson Introduction1
Lesson Introduction

Introduction to Mexican Music 

Designed by Ramon Rivera, Mariachi Director, Wenatchee High School

Lesson Description

This lesson will expose students to the regional styles of Mexican music including instruments, uniform and where the music comes from.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to answer the following questions:
    • What instruments are traditionally used in each Mexican music ensemble?
    • What are the different types of Mexican music?
    • What region of Mexico does the specific music come from?
Materials Needed
    • Computer
    • Projector
    • Sound system
    • Access to the PULSE site
    • Pen and paper
Connected Standards

GLE 4.1. Understand how arts knowledge and skills are used in the world of work, including careers in the arts

MU:Re7.2.6b Identify the context of music from a variety of genres, cultures, and historical periods.

Download the full lesson plan outline here