There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Concert to Benefit the Nacha Mendez Music Scholarship for New Mexican Girls of Color Performances by Awardees of the Nacha Mendez Music Scholarship for New Mexican Girls of Color and the Nacha Mendez Trio
Pianist Willow Schwartz Szeto (age 16), cellist Narai Armour (age 16), and violinist Elena Roybal (age 12), will perform during the reception. Composer, producer, vocalist and guitarist Ishi Sato (age 16) will open the concert followed by the Nacha Mendez Trio. The Nacha Mendez Trio (Nacha Mendez, vocals and guitar; Carla Kountoupes, violin; Melanie Monsour, piano) will perform music to honor our ancestors. The music repertoire will include Native American, Mexican, Jewish, Arabic, Greek, Italian, and Celtic music. New Mexican artist Margarita Cordero (b. Chicago, raised in La Union, NM), of Hispanic and Chihene Nde Apache heritage who performs as “Nacha Mendez,” founded the music scholarship for New Mexican girls of color in 2021.
Tickets available at https://givebutter.com/NachaD2D
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