Juan Díes is the co-founder and executive director of Sones de Mexico Ensemble, a Chicago folk music group that specializes in the Mexican musical tradition known as son. Sones de Mexico was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2007. Díes has degrees from Earlham College and Indiana University.
- "A chat with Sones de México's Juan Diés [sic]". Connect Savannah. September 23, 2008. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
- "Sones de México Ensemble - Education - Records". Retrieved February 14, 2017.
- Renée Montaigne (November 8, 2007). "Mexican Folk in the Heart of Chicago". National Public Radio: Morning Edition. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
- Earlham College#Notable Alumni