mariachi http://tpr.org en Symphony Makes Latin Transformation For 'Fiesta Pops' http://tpr.org/post/symphony-makes-latin-transformation-fiesta-pops <p>The San Antonio Symphony is back in action this weekend, but they're not going to sound like they usually do. They won’t be playing Beethoven, Brahms or Bach, this weekend Fiesta Pops events have a little more <em>picante</em> than that.</p><p>“Fiesta Pops is our official Fiesta event, annually," said San Antonio Symphony Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:21:27 +0000 Jack Morgan 30138 at http://tpr.org Symphony Makes Latin Transformation For 'Fiesta Pops' 'Our Soul Music Is Mariachi Music': Houston's Mexican Mass http://tpr.org/post/our-soul-music-mariachi-music-houstons-mexican-mass <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NniCRE39kpc</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 22:13:21 +0000 John Burnett 24591 at http://tpr.org 'Our Soul Music Is Mariachi Music': Houston's Mexican Mass Week-Long Mariachi Vargas Celebration Hits The Alamo City Dec. 1 http://tpr.org/post/week-long-mariachi-vargas-celebration-hits-alamo-city-dec-1 <p>With all the holiday-themed events scheduled there’s something you may have missed: the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza. It's coming to San Antonio, and as extravaganza Producer Cynthia Muñoz said, it’s a week full of special events, and music.</p><p>"The Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza is a seven-day mariachi music festival that starts Sunday, December 1 and runs through Saturday, December 7. It’s in its nineteenth consecutive year as the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas," Muñoz said.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:57:46 +0000 Jack Morgan 22601 at http://tpr.org Week-Long Mariachi Vargas Celebration Hits The Alamo City Dec. 1 Mariachi Corazon Taking Main Plaza By Storm http://tpr.org/post/mariachi-corazon-taking-main-plaza-storm <p>Mariachi Corazon de San Antonio is a yearly high school competition to find the city&rsquo;s best young mariachi musicians. This year&#39;s event is at Main Plaza on Saturday, October 26.</p><p>&quot;Those students are nominated by their mariachi director to perform and they stand out in the crowd, and they have one minute time to do performances,&quot; said Main Plaza Conservancy&rsquo;s Jane Pauley-Flores. &quot;And so the judges are not only hearing the high school bands, but they are also hearing the performance of the individual that has been nominated.&quot;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 20:21:53 +0000 Jack Morgan 20061 at http://tpr.org Mariachi Corazon Taking Main Plaza By Storm