DATES FOR SUMMER 2021: JULY 4 - JULY 17
We are very excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for SA'OAXACA in its third year! Thanks to the continued support of the Fonoteca Juan León Mariscal, the support of the Art Center of San Agustín Etla, and the Secretary of Culture of Oaxaca (SECULTA) SA'OAXACA 2022 will take place in the beautiful emblemic town of San Agustín Etla, in Oaxaca Mexico, July 3rd to July 16th. The well-being and safety of our participants is of the utmost importance, and we plan on taking all safety precautions during the entirety of the two weeks. Our commitment to providing musical and educational opportunities continues to be our priority and we are sure that our 2022 edition will continue to be of great benefit to our student body. We are excited about our wonderful faculty who will be part of the SA’OAXACA community this summer and we can’t wait for you to meet them! See you in July!
JULY 3RD - JULY 16TH
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
APRIL 25TH - MAY 25TH
SA'OAXACA is the first tuition free chamber music festival exclusively for string instrumentalist (violin, viola and cello) in Oaxaca, founded by the Amatista Quartet from the University of Michigan and partnered with the Fine Arts School (Escuela de Bellas Artes de la Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca, UABJO) and the Fonoteca Juan León Mariscal of Centro Cultural San Pablo. The SA'OAXACA vision is to provide excellent chamber music opportunities to students in Mexico, creating a bridge between young professionals from prestigious music institutions and pre-professional students in Mexico. SA'OAXACA is also committed to increasing the study and promotion of Hispanic and Latin American composers. We want to especially thank the the Art Center of San Agustín Etla, and the Secretary of Culture of Oaxaca (SECULTA) for making our fourth edition possible.
Header art: José Viloria IG: @jocgvm
Sa´- This word comes from the Zapotec language in one of the famous regions in Oaxaca, el Istmo. Depending on the context, the word can mean: celebration, music, festivity, “son”, agreeable sound, melody, orchestra, dance or song.