Maestro José Hernández (center) with José Hernández Scholarship Recipients in collaboration with Conn-Selmer Institute.

Mariachi master José Hernandez founder of his world-renowned Mariachi Sol de México keeps the mariachi legacy alive, collaborating with the Conn-Selmer Institute to award ten José Hernández Scholarships to students and educators to Conn-Selmer Institute’s annual development conference. The conference is a unique opportunity for serious music students and educators wanting to invest in their career and expand their professional network.

“Conn-Selmer Institute connected me in a very personal way to the best educators in our country,” says José. It was the personal time I was able to spend with those educators that armed me with the real-life ideas and confidence to know I can and will become someone who inspires change in the lives of our youth.”

José Hernández and his Mariachi Sol de México will appear in concert at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, June 30. The Grammy-nominated, internationally-acclaimed mariachi promises to deliver a program of memorable mariachi favorites the same day their new CD Leyendas demi Pueblo goes on sale. For tickets, call 714-994-6310 or (562) 944-9801 or Click to buy tickets online.



José Hernández is a four-time Grammy Award nominee and a master of mariachi music. He is a world-renowned musician, composer and music educator who continues to break new ground in the world of mariachi music. He is founder of the world-famous Mariachi Sol de México and America’s first all-female professional mariachi ensemble Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles.