Solidaridad's Director of Culture office has announced that renowned guitarist and composer Lelo de Larrea will be offering a Master Class in Playa del Carmen this Friday, January 9. The class will be held at Playa del Carmen's Centro Cultural, and funds will go toward purchasing hearing aids for local children.


This music workshop will last 4 and a half hours, and is designed for all musicians, whether you're a professional, an amateur or a fan. It's open to anyone interested in speaking with and learning from a musician who has recorded with artists such as Eugenio Toussaint, Enrique Nery, Agustin Bernal, Rey David Alejandre, Diego Maroto, Iraida Noriega, Big Band Jazz de Mexico, John Benitez, Antonio Hart, Michael Mossman, Thana Alexa, Chris Cheek, Steve Cardenas,  Jorge Roeder, Shai Maestro, Jarry Singla, Oscar Stagnaro, Americo Bellotto, Alex Kautz, Tyler Mitchell, Ricky Rodriguez, E.J Strickland,  Jorge Brauet, and many others.

Francisco Lelo de Larrea has also played on tours with famous singers and entertainers, including Alejandra Guzman (1996-98), Lila Downs (1999), Denisse de Kalafe (2000), Cristian Castro (2000), Ely Guerra (2000-05), "Hot & Sour, Sweet y Spicy" recording sesión (2004), USA Tour 2003 with Cafe Tacuba, Maldita Vecindad and Control Machete, Yuri (2001-04), Ricardo Montaner (2003), Alejandro Fernandez (2005-10) CD-DVD  "Mexico-Madrid, en directo y sin escalas" (2005), USA Tour "Juntos en concierto" 2005 and 2007  with Marc Anthony and Chayanne, Jalisco en vivo! (2009)  with Gloria Estefan, Vicente Fernandez, Paulina Rubio, Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, David Bisbal, Alex Syntek, Raul Diblassio, Eugenia Leon (2010) and more.


This musical master class with Francisco Lelo de Larrea has an affordable cost of $100 pesos per person, all of which will be donated to DIF Solidaridad to buy hearing aids that will help local boys and girls with hearing problems. The class runs from 12pm - 4:30pm this Friday January 9, 2015, so go ahead and reserve your spot at the Centro Cultural Playa del Carmen or by calling 873-2134 for more information.