Mariachi Ocelotetlán Present 'A Night of Fiesta and Romance'
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – OCTOBER 30, 2013- The internationally known mariachi of The University of Texas at Brownsville, Mariachi Ocelotetlán, will present “A Night of Fiesta and
Romance" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Under the direction of Antonio Briseño,
Associate Professor of Music the students will perform favorites such as Jalisco, Somos Novios and many other
pieces traditional to all mariachi and new songs such as Shaila Durcal's
Convenceme, and Nydia Rojas, El Jaripeo. The concert will take place in the TSC
The fall concert is also
traditionally held on or before Nov. 22 to honor Saint Cecilia, the acclaimed patron saint of music, especially church
music, as well as that of musicians, composers, instrument makers and poets.
Admission is $5 for UTB or TSC
students with student ID cards and $7 for general admission.
Tickets may be purchased in the UTB
Department of Music in Eidman Music Hall, Room 107 A, from mariachi members or
at the box office. All proceeds will benefit student scholarship awards for the
“It was an incredible opportunity for our mariachi student
musicians, really a trip-of-a-lifetime that they will never forget,” said
For more information, please call
956-882-8943 or 956-882-7768.