Mariachi Spectacular is March 31

(03-16-2012)

Enjoy a night of mariachi music and folklorico during the Adams State College Mariachi Spectacular Concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in Richardson Hall Auditorium. This event is the main fundraiser of the year, enabling Adams State Mariachi Corazon del Valle to attend the Albuquerque International Mariachi Conference.

The concert will showcase Mariachi Corazon del Valle, director Nick Branchal; Mariachi San Luis, director Frank Vigil; Mariachi Encantdoras del Rio Grande, director Nick Branchal; and Semillas De La Tierra, dance troupe, director Domingo Estrada.

Mariachi Corazon del Valle members include Adams State students and musicians from Colorado and New Mexico. The group has won awards at the University Level Mariachi Competition at the Albuquerque International Mariachi Conference. The Adams State dance group, Semillas de la Tierra, established in 1970, is one of the oldest clubs at Adams State.

Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students and children; and free for AS&F. Tickets can be purchased at the door; or in advance from Papers of Distinction at 510 State Ave. in Alamosa; Mountain View Restaurant in Monte Vista; and from all Adams State mariachi students.