The Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Mariachi Studies (LVIAMS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designed to provide advanced level mariachi education to middle school and high school aged students in Southern Nevada through private instruction, workshops, and summer camps. The LVIAMS is also dedicated to keeping students on track to a post-secondary education at an institute of higher learning through tutoring, scholarship opportunities, and assistance with college applications.
Our Mission Statement
To provide middle school and high school aged students in Southern Nevada with guidance and opportunities in the following areas:
- Provide assistance and guidance with all that is involved in the process of attending a post-secondary institution of higher learning
- Enhance individual musical skills and fundamentals through private instruction and performance
- Attend mariachi conferences and workshops to build relationships with mariachi students, musicians, and educators from around the world
- Study and share the historical and cultural significance of mariachi music with the community