Violin & Voice - Israel Arce
Israel has played the violin for over a decade and has been performing with Mariachi Búhos de Oro since it was founded. Israel studied Nursing at Kennesaw State University and he splits his days between caring for patients with neurological conditions and working on continuing to provide authentic Mariachi experiences for our audiences. In 2018, he had the opportunity to record on the album “AMERICAN DREAMERS: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom” with multi-grammy winning jazz trumpeter and educator John Daversa, along with the guidance of renowned producers Kabir Seghal, Doug Davis, and Steven Webber, and in 2019 the album won three Grammy Awards including Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album, Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Capella, and Best Improvised Jazz Solo. Mr. Arce is also an avid saxophone, clarinet, and guitar player.