Mariachi Spectacular’s mission to promote New Mexico’s vibrant artistic, cultural and ethnic heart and soul. Mariachi Spectacular Conference’s Arts Education offers an extensive and in depth presentation of Mariachi history through lectures complete with interviews with figures of historical importance.
The Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque Showcase Competition Concert provides an opportunity for musicians from around the country who have attended the 3-day Mariachi Spectacular Conference to perform for the people of Albuquerque and to compete for the opening slot in the Mariachi Spectacular Concert scheduled for the following evening at Sandia Casino Amphitheater. Groups are limited to a seven minute performance and no piece of music may be repeated if it has already been played. The categories include Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College and Open. There will be one winner in each category, as well as one overall winner.
MARIACHI SPECTACULAR DE ALBUQUERQUE’S (MSA) MISSION IS TO PROMOTE CULTURE, ARTS & EXCELLENCE IN ART EDUCATION DEMONSTRATING ALBUQUERQUE’S ETHNIC HEART & SOUL.
Through MSA a foundation for life-long participation in the arts is possible. MSA builds bridges for inter-cultural appreciation in the Mariachi musical genre by encouraging and allowing interested parties who want to learn and develop musical skills, allowing for an increase in understanding of this musical and cultural art form or by providing the opportunity to simply be entertained through concerts offered.LEARN MORE