Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble Crisol: This Latin band size varies based on budget venue and details of the event. There are several possible band configurations. We have performed as big as a SEPTET and as small as a SOLO act, just let us know what you need and we will figure it out.

Some of our most popular configurations are:

Latin Quintet: guitar/ voice, conga drums, Latin percussion, violin and bass.

Latin Quartet: guitar/ voice, conga drums, Latin percussion and violin.

We can cater to your needs just let us know what you need and we will be happy to help you plan the music detail of your activity.

We have experienced and dedicated musicians, but most important, musicians who love music!

We will give your guests a night to remember with beautiful songs from all over Latin America.

Magdaliz Roura is the co-founder, manager, guitarist, and lead singer of the Latin Ensemble Crisol. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from an early age, she showed a talent for music by singing, playing instruments by ear, and improvising. She has performed with many and varied musical ensembles, and choirs, in Puerto Rico and the USA. Since 1994 she has been living in Philadelphia where she has been a Music Therapist, Legal and Medical Spanish Interpreter, Latin Music and Dances Instructor, Spanish Teacher, and a Medical Interpreter Trainer. She is currently finishing a Masters in Creative Arts Therapies (Music Therapy) at Drexel/ Hahnemann University.

Crisol, Spanish for "melting pot," is a Latin ensemble founded in Philadelphia back in 1996. This group is dedicated to the interpretation of a variety of folk and traditional musical genres from all over Latin America and the Caribbean. Mexican huapangos popularized by Cuco Sánchez and Lola Beltrán, boleros written by Silvia Rexach, Rafael Hernández and Los Panchos, and Cuban sones including those by Miguel Matamoros and Compay Segundo, constitute much of the group's repertoire. Some other styles Crisol performs include Mariachi music, Rancheras, Huapangos, Habaneras, Corridos, Cumbia, Danza, Salsa, Son, Merengue, Plena, Cha-Cha-Cha, Bossa Nova, Vieja and Nueva Trova, and much more.

New Years Parties

Valentine's Day

Cinco de Mayo Parties

Sweet 16 Parties


Bar and Bat Mitzvahs


Mother’s and Father’s



Surprise Parties

Retirement Parties





Private Parties

Mariachi/ Mexican Events


Corporate Events

Cocktail Hours




School Assemblies/Workshops

Community Events

Fund Raisers

Graduation Parties

Christmas Parties

Availability: We are available for a variety of activities and venues, for example:



Church Services

Grand Openings


Nursing Homes


Art Galleries

Book Signing events

Outdoor Events


Latin Dance Lessons

Guitar Lessons

Voice Lessons

And Much More!

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