Ensembles at the LAMC

About the Emsembles:

The LAMC proudly hosts the LAPME (Latin American Popular Music Ensemble),and the Guitar Ensemble. 

Dedicated to the performance of Latin American repertoire, the emsembles explore original Latin American genres and their corresponding performance practices through arranging and performing pieces from both the popular and classical repertoire.

In order to perform an extended and large variety of repertoire from Latin American, the LAPME often receives as guests faculty from Indiana University in addition to having its own arrangers and composers in residency. In the past, LAPME has received top names in Latin American music as guests perform with and coach the ensemble including include musicians such as Aquiles Báez, Jorge Gomez, Pablo Aslan, Jovino Santos Neto, and Pablo Ziegler among many others.

The LAPME has its own performing library with original music and arrangements especially crafted for the ensemble. If you would like to know more about the library, please contact us. 

Meeting Times:

The Guitar Ensemble meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30pm and 2:00pm

LAPME meets on Tuesday and Thursdays from 2:00pm to 3:50pm and Fridays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Both Ensembles meet in MAB012

Join the Ensembles:

LAPME and the Guitar Ensemble are open to all music majors and may fit into your degree as X-414 (individualized minor); X-450 (chamber music); X-002 (piano accompaniment); X-040 or X-070.

Non-music-majors might be considered, but must audition before joining. 

Please not that prior to joining the ensemble, you are required to get in touch with the LAMC and also communicate with the coordinators of the courses above and request approval to take the class.

For more information, please contact the LAMC: lamc [at] indiana.edu