Students from Greenway School,
Naco Elementary/Middle School
and Naco SON.
Students from Greenway Elementary School in Bisbee, and Naco Elementary/Middle school performed the songs Habitat, Kusimama, and You've got a Friend on the Arizona side of the wall, and students from Naco Spanish of You've Got a Friend. We would like to give a special thanks to Chorus America for providing us with funding to bring music education to these schools. Thank you to the students for putting in so much hard work, and to their parents for their incredible show of support for this event.
Tecnológico de Monterrey
Music students from the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Hermosillo performed an original song "Huellas," or Footprints. Their talented singers soloed in arrangements of "Stand by Me" and "Take Me Home Country Roads," Their band collaborated with the regional musicians from Arizona that participated.
Desert Sounds is a nonprofit organization located in Mesa, Arizona, and they provide affordable music education to local youth. Their mariachi ensemble performed incredible renditions of the songs La Llorona, La Negra, and Cascabel at the concert. They also participated in other songs presented at the concert, including "Country Roads," "Stand by Me," and "Hotel California." If you would like to learn more about Desert Sounds, please click below.
La Coral Intérnacional
La Coral Internacional involved remote participants from Panama and Tucson Arizona, as well as local chorus singers to perform an original choral work, All Belong, composed by Lori Keyne. La Coral Internacional began as a project during the pandemic. Singers make audio files of their voices, and the Bi-National Arts Institute engineers and mixes their voices together. The coral has included people from Panama, Jamaica, Venezuela, Mexico, Switzerland, the U.S. and Japan. We hope to include this group of voices and invite more participants to perform at our future choral works at the border.
Incandescence, Phoenix, and
Cirque Roots, Tucson
Mesmerizing fire performances by Incandescence, from Phoenix, Arizona, and Cirque Roots, from Tucson, Arizona, accompanied the musical performances. They gave an outstanding performance that helped to make this evening unforgettable!
Regional Musician's from Bisbee Arizona
Regional musicians from Bisbee Arizona took part in performing most of the songs presented at the event. Their incredible skill and abilities were an amazing addition to this concert.