The NMSU Philharmonic and the Orquesta Sinfónica Esperanza Azteca Cd Juárez merge to offer the second edition of this great concert entitled “Music Beyond Borders”, an initiative led by the Mexican consulate in El Paso, Maestro Simón Gollo of NMSU, Maestro Jove García of OSEA, and the “Amigos de la Orquesta Sinfónica Esperanza Azteca Cd. Juárez” association.


This event aims to strengthen the cultural relationship between both countries and the academic exchange between one of the most important universities in the state (NMSU) and one of the most relevant social-musical projects in Mexico: The Youth Orchestra of Ciudad Juarez, one of 83 orchestras part of the Esperanza Azteca program.


Over 100 musicians between the orchestra and the choir will be on stage conducted by Simón Gollo and Jove Garcia. They will perform pieces such as Huapango by Moncayo, Jonathan Leshnoff (Violin Concerto #2), Alex Kerr, violin (Guest Artist), and more.


“Music Beyond Borders” is an event to highlight the importance of seeing life and music beyond any border and encourage artistic exchange in our region. (Mexico – USA) Donations will be directed to scholarships for future NMSU music students, as well as purchasing instruments for the Esperanza Azteca program, among other needs.


APRIL 23 6.00 pm

Centro cultural Paso del Norte

Juárez, México


APRIL 24, 7:30pm

Atkinson Recital Hall, NMSU

Las Cruces, New Mexico