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Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza


Friday, December 16th, 2011

Texas State mariachis win big at national competition

Texas State University Mariachi Nueva Generación students took home top honors for their performances at the 17th annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio Nov. 27-Dec. 4.

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Mariachi students earn top honors in San Antonio

Mariachi Nueva Generación and three mariachi vocal students from Texas State received top honors at the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio on Dec. 4-5.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Texas State soloist wins Mariachi meet

Texas State never even entered soloists in the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza until 2008. But today, Texas State has a winner in the San Antonio competition held last weekend. Celeste Curiel, a student Texas State's School of Music,...

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Mariachi academy to compete in San Antonio

The San Marcos Mariachi Academy is preparing for a competition in San Antonio on Friday. In preparation, the academy performed Wednesday night at the San Marcos Public Library.