Sonia De Los Santos
Free Streaming Field Trip
Available Friday, April 9 to Friday, April 16
The Chico Performances Field Trip Series continues in 2021 with virtual performances that educators can stream in the classroom or remotely. Thanks to the support from sponsors and grants, schools and educators will have complimentary access to virtual field trips.
The next virtual field trip of the series features the Latin American family music singer Sonia De Los Santos, who will perform a mini concert featuring music from her award-winning catalog. She will also demonstrate for students, the instruments that make her music from across the Americas come to life.
About Sonia De Los Santos
Sonia De Los Santos was born with a smile on her face (that's what her mom says) in Monterrey, Mexico, and in 2007 started touring the world, singing in English and Spanish, playing guitar and jarana and lighting up the stage with Grammy Award winning group Dan Zanes And Friends.
In 2015 she released her first solo family music album titled Mi Viaje: De Nuevo León to the New York Island(Parents' Choice Foundation Gold Award Winner) a collection of songs that reflect her experiences growing up in Mexico, moving to another country, learning about other cultures, and in the process, feeling closer to her own heritage
Sonia was nominated in 2019 for a Latin Grammy® with her second family music album titled ¡Alegría! and has been hailed by Billboard as “one of the Latin Children’s music artists you should know” and "Best Latin Children's Music".
She has been featured on NBC’s Visiones, Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live and WXPN’s Kids Corner among others. She has also made numerous appearances as a singer and guitarist on TV shows like ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’s The Early Show, and Sprout’s The Sunny Side up Show and has performed with her band in renowned venues and festivals such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, The Getty Museum, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and many more.
Bring the virtual field trip experience to life with an accompanying study guide for educators. Included are pre-and post-field trip activities to engage students. This complimentary study guide is available here.
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