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At every stage where the music director Estanislao Maqueos has presented his philharmonic, he has created emotion, admiration and won the public’s hearts. Integrated by numerous children and young people, ranging from five to 20 years old, this band enjoys prestige.  

During the last years, Maqueos and his assemble has performed at different important events in Los Angeles and played along with well-known singers such as Susana Harp, Lorenzo Negrete and Lila Downs. They have been under the direction of worldwide known directors such as Baltazar Chavarria from the conservatory of Mexico, Pedro Miguel Fajardo from the Canary Islands of Spain, and have had the privilege to be part of a course and perform with Faustino Diaz, considered one of the best musicians, and the best trombonist of the world. These musicians enjoy an extensive repertoire adding to hundreds of songs of different genres.  

The Oaxaca native, Estanislao Maqueos began his music and band director career in 1995. With only eighteen years living in Los Angeles, California, Maqueos has directed and assembled various philharmonics, founded a music school and taught hundreds of musician of all ages, different states and other countries.

Estanislao Maqueos also formed the first youth philharmonic band in the United States made up by first generation Oaxaqueños in the United States  

He has trained hundreds of musicians of all ages at the Maqueos Music Academy, which he established in 2005. At this school, students learn how to play music instruments such as: trumpet, clarinet, soprano, alto sax, tenor sax, Eb Horn, trombone, tuba, baritone, percussion, flute, etc. He also specializes in assembling new music bands.

The mission of Maqueos Music Academy is to impel music, create a place where children, young people and any person from southern California can find a safe pastime while preserving their culture through music.  

At this institution discipline, patience and dedication is emphasized.  

Maqueos and his philharmonic are available to entertain your audience at your social as well as cultural events.