Experience the Art of Mexican Folk.
MUSIC. ART. CULTURE.
La Familia Torres
Welcome to Mariachi Torres homepage. Mariachi Torres is accredited by The Better Business Bureau and a registered business in The City of Chula Vista. We strive to be the most respected mariachi in San Diego, CA. Our fees are disclosed, however, in order to obtain an accurate quote, please contact our artist manager, Benji Mora at 619-706-3804 or via email Benji@MariachiTorres.com. We look forward to being part of your event.
Hours of Operation
Sat 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
About Music Director
Alberto "Beto" Jimenez Maeda
Two-time Grammy Award Winning Producer, Arranger and Composer, Alberto Jimenez Maeda, also known as "Beto", has had several prestigious groups under his musical direction and is well respected in the mariachi community. He was born in Mexico City and has served as co-director for Mariachi de America de Jesús Rodriguez de Hijar from 1995-2005. From 2006 to 2014, Beto worked with Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea.
Maestro Alberto Jimenez Maeda has had the honor of accompanying internationally-acclaimed artists, such as Lola Beltran, Amalia Mendoza, Lucha Villa, Miguel Aceves Mejia, Rocio Durcal, Aida Cuevas, Vicente Fernandez, Alejandro Fernandez, Luis Miguel, Beatriz Adriana, among others.
Beto Jimenez transcribes and writes music arrangements for Mariachi Torres. The family hires the famous arranger for any support that will benefit the group.
The family recently purchased a beautiful arrangement for Siempre Hace Frio, an arrangement that he specifically made for their daughter, Malanie Torres. The song "Siempre Hace Frio" (It's Always Cold) is a ranchera song written by Mexican singer-songwriter Cuco Sanchez in 1956.
Eduardo Ruiz Tostado
Co-Music Director of Mariachi Torres and Music Director of our Youth Community Mariachi Program. Eduardo joined Mariachi Torres May of 2021.
Eduardo Ruiz has been a San Diego Opera Teaching Artist since 2016. His musical training began informally at the age of 5 when his grandfather first introduced him to guitar, he then went on to study trumpet formally and has been performing in both private and public events throughout San Diego for over 12 years. Eduardo was a Mariachi Ambassador for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, has traveled throughout the United States and Mexico as a music instructor and performer, and recently traveled to Japan and Finland to share the joys and culture of mariachi music. Eduardo cares deeply about keeping the musical and ethnic traditions of mariachi music alive through education and performance, all while providing students of all ages the opportunity to immerse themselves in beautiful music.
- San Diego Opera Education Department Highlight