The Art of Work at Holy Cross Church Chicago, Aug-Oct, 2017



Company of Folk will present a series of three progams at Holy Cross Church in the historic back of the yard neighborhood.   These programs, part of Company of Folk’s “The Art of Work” project will feature Hector Duarte, Carlos Mejia/Jennifer Ortiz, and Tatsu Aoki. All programs are free ot charge.







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Carlos Mejia


Carlos Mejía (b. 1957) is a master musician, a mentor of young musicians, and a cultural activist specializing in Mayan culture, the Guatemalan marimba, and other instruments.  He was born in the Maya K’iche’ (or Quiché) community of Guatemala.


At the age of 12, Carlos joined a professional marimba ensemble at the Hotel Mayan Inn.  While in high school, he enrolled in … Read More