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Director: Dr. Tom Nevill

Marimbalacrán, under the direction of David Lopez, is a unique musical ensemble dedicated to performing the traditional and popular marimba band music of Mexico, Guatemala and the United States. This group performs on hand crafted marimbas from the Nandayapa family workshop in Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas. Chiapa de Corzo is a small city situated in the west-central part of the Mexican state of Chiapas where the Nandayapa family has been making traditional marimbas for over 100 years.

For more information about Marimbalacrán, please contact:
Dr. Tom Nevill
The University of Texas at Brownsville
Phone: 956-882-8274

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