The Paisano

Diasporic sounds across borders

Ximema Violante speaks to UTSA students.

Jack Myer

March 27, 2019

Ximena Violante, a queer Mexican-American musician, spoke to UTSA students last week about her experience with Mexican music and culture and its fusion with other genres and cultures. Originally from Philadelphia, Violante recalled her disillusionment with music school and its academic focus on western...