Learning the culture

playing a tradition®

Violin Class


Mariachi Academy of Music provides an enriched heritage learning experience while simultaneously helping generations bridge cultural divides through music. Founded in 2014, the school has its roots in San Jose and Gilroy but also provides instruction in cities all over the bay area and reflects the diverse backgrounds and cultures of the area. Our outstanding staff is committed to accommodate each student's needs; we are eager to learn, create and grow together. Mariachi Academy of Music will nurture a student's love for music while keeping the Mariachi tradition alive.

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With each instrument producing a distinct sound; when played together they create the uniqueness of what is the mariachi sound. Whether you would like to learn guitar, violin, trumpet, guitarrón, vihuela or just have a passion for singing, we will teach you the necessary fundamentals so that you can apply your talents to any style of music.




Please take a moment to explore our media room, with all the latest press releases, school information, and relevant contacts. We want to share all of the inspirational and groundbreaking stories that come straight out of Mariachi Academy of Music and out of your community. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to never miss a beat.

"Making The Case For Mariachi"

San Francisco Chronicle

"Niños Put Latin Spin On Music Lessons"

East Bay Times

"Mariachi Music Goes Forward"

Gilroy Dispatch

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We welcome you to visit us at any of our locations where you can see us in action. Words can only describe what we do to an extent. A visit would allow you to experience it. We would love it if you could join us!  up there with what you have already. Learn about our curriculum, community impact, and how we support our students here at Mariachi Academy of Music. Join us in any of the following upcoming events, activities, student presentations, and be witness to the accomplishments our students can achieve.


Slow the Spread COVID-19

2019-2020 Classes Cancelled

Because of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation Mariachi Academy of Music has been working diligently to monitor and adjust as necessary, not only out of concern for the health and safety of our students but also for our community. Effective immediate all in-person classes have been cancelled for the remainder of the school year. Please check with your instructor for additional online resources and distance learning video classes.