The Mariachi Sun Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization serving music and scholarship opportunities for youth in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Our mission is to preserve the arte, pasión y tradición of Mariachi music AND promote higher education for all children.
Mariachi music is the center for all things traditional in the Mexican culture and thrives within the lives and families of the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. Founders of the Mariachi Sun Foundation are Director Jesus Guzman and Juan Jimenez from Grammy award winning Mariachi Los Camperos.
Carmen Dias is the Executive Director who is also a mariachi musician and music teacher in Arvin, California. Together this trio has given generously of their time and talent to create artistic and academic opportunities for all youth.