Musicians & Dancers with Calpulli Mexican Dance Company will offer a glimpse into the world of percussive rhythms and drumming in Mexican music. Audience members will be introduced to several popular rhythms used frequently throughout the many regions and ethnic communities of Mexico.
George Saenz, originally from Laredo, TX on the southwest Texas/Mexican border, has resided and worked in New York City as a freelance musician, director, educator, and composer since 2009. He has worked with Calpulli Mexican Dance Company since 2010 and has served as Music Director since 2012. In addition, George also teaches music classes including Button Accordion and Guitar for Calpulli’s Community Music Program. He works as well as a freelance musician and currently tours the world with Multi-Grammy Award winning Mexican-American Vocalist, Lila Downs.