The Guadalupe Academy is the educational department of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center and provides year-round instruction in traditional Mariachi and Conjunto music as well as Mexican Folklorico and Spanish Flamenco dance for beginning, intermediate and advanced students of all ages.
The Guadalupe Academy classes are held in person at the Galería Guadalupe and are under the direction of Education Director Belinda Menchaca, Dance Director Jeannette Chavez and Traditional Music Director Gino Rivera. Students learn the culture, traditions, music and dances of Mexico and Spain and perform regularly in and around San Antonio throughout the year. The Academy presents annual productions including a celebration in honor of el Dia de los Muertos and La Pastorela Folklorica at the Guadalupe Theater. For more information, call (210) 271-3151, or send an email to Belinda Menchaca at firstname.lastname@example.org.