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.



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Gloria Arjona
(213) 880-4187

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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 Rios: Producer 'La Bruja" is also part of the repertoire of the media presentation and tableau vivant Under your skin/Bajo tu piel, performed by Karin Guerra and Gloria Arjona.

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 well as to empower women through the arts.

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)

Uploaded by Gloria Arjona on 2017-10-09.

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.