“Diaz Music Institute aspires to become Houston’s premiere non-profit fine arts institution committed to the education, preservation, performance and perpetuation of Latin music. It will do so by developing and showcasing locally and nationally an acclaimed repertory ensemble, “Caliente,” and by creating and implementing a variety of Latin music education opportunities.”
In a short period of time, Diaz Music Institute has become a leader in the Latin music community locally and nationally. The innovative programming develop by Artistic Director Jose Antonio Diaz has garnered the interest and rave reviews across the country. Diaz Music Institute was selected by the National Arts and Humanities Program Award as a semi-finalist. Only 50 organizations were selected nationwide and Diaz Music Institute was the only group selected from the State of Texas.