Genaro Rascon, Jr.

Instructor in Applied Music, Traditional Instruments;
Director, Mariachi Berea 

At Berea College Since 2017

Contact Information

Presser Hall, 125
CPO 2194
Phone: 859-985-3401

Spring 2022

Office Hours

Tue/Thur: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Class Schedule

  • MUS 130M  (Tue/Thur: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm)


  • MUA: Applied Lessons in Traditional Instruments
  • MUS 130M: Mariachi Ensemble


Genaro Rascon Jr. is a career mariachi musician who has spent the last decade traveling all over the world showcasing traditional Mexican music.

Originally from the Imperial Valley in California, Genaro came to us in August of 2017 as assistant to the program’s founder, Al White. A multi-instrumentalist with expertise in traditional Mexican instruments, including vihuela, guitar, trumpet and guitarron, Genaro aims to bring awareness to traditional Mexican culture and music in the world of academia