Mariachi Aztlan and the Ballet Folklorico UTRGV

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Mariachi Aztlan and the Ballet Folklorico UTRGV

Monday, July 16, 2018
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s award-winning Mariachi Aztlán performs with the Ballet Folklórico UTRGV that celebrates nearly 50 years as one of the top collegiate dance ensembles in the nation. Mariachi Aztlán sets a standard of excellence among mariachi groups throughout the U.S. as recurring winners of the largest, longest-running and most competitive mariachi group competitions in the world - The Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza. Jizelle Rodriguez from Kyle, Texas will make a guest appearance with UTRGV’s mariachi and ballet folklorico as Grand Champion winner of the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza National Mariachi Vocal Competitions held annually in San Antonio. These young talented artists perform under the direction of Dr. Dahlia Guerra, Francisco Loera, Miguel Peña and Alicia Covarrubias.