EEHS Mariachi Places Second at State

EEHS Mariachi Places Second at State
Posted on 02/08/2016
This is the image for the news article titled EEHS Mariachi Places Second at StateThe Edcouch-Elsa Mariachi took home second place at the State Mariachi Finals hosted by the Texas Association of Mariachi Educators in San Antonio. This was the third consecutive year the Edcouch-Elsa Mariachi advanced to State. The last two years EE placed third.

There were three Area competitions held to advance. From those, finalist were selected to compete at the state level. Only the best in Texas were given a chance to go to San Antonio.

"The kids worked so hard to get here," EEHS Mariachi Director Marcos Garcia said. "We're extremely proud of them."

5A is notorious for having the toughest competition. Rio Grande City, Roma and EE are all considered powerhouses in the Mariachi world. It's safe to say that EE has one of the best high school programs in Texas.

The program is under the direction of Mr. Garcia and his two assistants Mario Ferrer and Micheal Sital.