Gloria Arjona

Born in El Paso and raised in Mexico City, Dr. Gloria Arjona has a distinctive way of lecturing through music, stories, media, traditional attire, and living pictures to draw attention on the rich cultures and traditions of Latin America, in particular Mexico and the US-Mexico border. Either as a soloist or accompanied by guest musicians, Dr. Arjona will create a dynamic environment of learning and joy for young children and adults.

,

Genres



Contact Information

Gloria Arjona
(213) 880-4187
quesadijazz@gmail.com

Artist Links

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

YouTube

LinkedIn

Tumblr

SoundCloud

Artist Work

"La Bruja" (The Witch) (2016)
This video is based on a 17th century song and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico, associated to Frida Kahlo because her mother was from this region, and because the outfit of this region is the one Frida adopted with more enthusiasm.

Gloria Arjona, feat. Lupita Ye: La Bruja.

"La Bruja", traditional Mexican song. Gloria Arjona (Singer,guitar) Lupita Ye (Featuring vocals) Karin Guerra (as Frida Kahlo) Alejo A.B.Che: Director Miguel...

Interactive Lectures in China (2017)
I spent five weeks at SIAS University in China as part of a program that aimed to empower women through the arts. During the weekends, I worked with young children teaching them music and Tableaux Vivants (Living Pictures).

Henan Children's Library2

This video is a sample of the music and art program I did in China, where I aimed to introduce Chinese students to multiculturalism in the United States, as ...

Interactive Lectures Teaser (2016)
Pictures and video clips of various presentations in Los Angeles and San Francisco

Gloria Arjona (teaser)

Some samples of recent presentations

Performance in a Gallery in China (2017)
This is part of an interactive lecture I did in a gallery in China related to multiculturalism in the United States.

"La bruja" (Share & Innovation Space, Henan Province, China)

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

La Llorona (Earth Week Fest performance)

In this song, I explain the pre-Columbian origins of what later became the traditional Mexican song, La Llorona.