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.
Last day to enroll in the Mariachi Spectacular & Ballet Folklorico Showcase is June 21st, 2020, please contact our team using the Contact Us page.
Mariachi Spectacular Showcase will only be accepting the first 16 groups and Ballet Folklorico the first 14 groups. Hurry and don’t miss your chance!
Remember, all category winners will have a production video created courtesy of Mariachi Spectacular. Production videos are loaded onto YouTube under Mariachi Spectacular channel. Furthermore, the entire Friday night Showcase event is broadcast nationally and internationally on the internet LIVE, so family and friends can watch performances. Our last two years of broadcasts have averaged over 25,000 viewers.
Ballet Folklorico Showcase Rules
Maestro Roberto Martínez – Director del Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad de Guanajuato
Maestro Antonio Rubio – Director de la Compañía de Danza de la Universidad de Chihuahua
Maestra Orquidea Figueroa – Directora del Ballet Folklórico Macuitxochitl Xochipilli del Estado de Guerrero
Maestro Julio Cesar Flores – Director del Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad
Mariachi Showcase Rules
Open and Overall Winner – Mariachi Nuevo Cascabel Varsity; Mission, Texas
University Winner – Mariachi Estrellas Del Alamo; San Antonio, Texas
High School Winner – Mariachi Los Lobos; Kyle, Texas
Middle School Winner – Mariachi Los Unicos; Dallas, Texas
(Please click blue links above to view the Mariachi Showcase Winners.)
Open and Overall Winner – Ballet Folklorico Santa Fe; Santa Fe, New Mexico
(Please click blue links above to view the Ballet Folkorico Showcase Winners.)
(Please click blue links above to view the Showcase Competition Concert.)