Mariachi Real De Mexico was founded in 1991 by Ramon Ponce and his son Ramon Ponce Jr. This year Mariachi Real De Mexico is proudly celebrating 31 years. Mariachi Real De Mexico is considered to be the ambassador of mariachi music and the most important and sought after mariachi ensemble in New York City and the North East of the United States.
Since the beginning Mariachi Real De Mexico has had great acceptance by the general public. They have done countless of public and private events such as: Concerts, Corporate Events, Festivals, VIP, Fundraisers, Weddings, Birthdays and all types of social events.
With the help of several organizations Mariachi Real De Mexico founded The Mariachi Academy of New York. MANY opened its doors on July 2002. MANY is a non-profit organization 501c3 devoted to teach the beautiful music and tradition of mariachi. This is the first program of its kind on the entire East Coast of the United States. The idea for the Mariachi Academy of New York came from the Ponces due to the high interest in Mariachi music by the general public. Mariachi Real De Mexico is proud to be part of this program thus keeping the beautiful music and Mariachi Tradition Alive!
Carnegie Hall – 25th Anniversary Concert - Tito Nieves in Concert – Mexican Festival – Lila Downs Concert
Lincoln Center – Pablo Montero - Winter's Eve
Madison Square Garden – Marco Antonio Solis in Concert - Paulina Rubio - Ana Gabriel, The Latin Grammy - Salsa Festival with Oscar de Leon and The Tito Puente Orchestra and more!
Radio City Music Hall – Ana Gabriel in Concert
Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. – with Maestro Placido Domingo in Concert.
Town Hall – Mariachi Festival of New York - Lila Downs and more.
Rockefeller Center – Revealing Mexico - Pow Wow
Kennedy Center in Washington, DC – Hispanic Heritage Awards.
MANY is a community-led not-for-profit organization devoted to preserving the rich heritage of mariachi to youth in New York. It intends to develop the skills in musical training, discipline, creativity and self-esteem while strengthening language, team working skills and a strong sense of identity.
Placido Domingo - Constitution Hall