Mariachi classes to be offered in 5 Chicago Public Schools next year

April 24, 2014 7:13:36 PM PDT
Next year, students at five Chicago grade schools will have the option of taking mariachi classes. Mariachi is a type of music from Mexico.

On Thursday night, the Mariachi Heritage Foundation held an event to raise money for instruments and workbooks.

The schools are Gary, Hurley, Edwards, Davis and Calmeca.