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April 6th, 2014
Feria del Mariachi festival returns to San Marcos this month

VIDEO: Wunderkind Sebastien De La Cruz performs with Texas State University’s Mariachi Nueva Generación during Feria del Mariachi in 2011.


The Texas State University School of Music will host the 15th annual Feria del Mariachi conference and festival April 25-26 at various venues in San Marcos.

The list of festivities includes a mariachi competition for middle school, high school and college-level ensembles, workshops on vocal and instrumental techniques and a finale concert 7:30 p.m. April 26 at the San Marcos Convention Center at the Embassy Suites hotel.

The mariachi scholastic ensemble competition will take place 6 p.m. April 25 in the LBJ Student Center ballroom on campus. Instrumental and solo voice workshops will also be held at the student center April 26.

General admission for the finale concert is $13 for adults and $8 for children and students with valid Texas State identification. Preferred seating is $23 for adults and $18 for children and students with a valid Texas State identification.

Go there

Feria del Mariachi Finale Concert
San Marcos Convention Center at Embassy Suites
1001 E. McCarty Lane, San Marcos | Map
7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26

Buy tickets at the Texas State Presents website

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