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Mariachi Overview

The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Mariachi Program offers a focused, high-level, quality education to dedicated instrumental and vocal music students interested in pursuing Mariachi music. Students learn many traditional and modern Mariachi songs to perform in a variety of venues.

Program Curriculum 

The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Mariachi Program focuses on developing musicianship through a comprehensive music education program. Students learn about the history and traditions of Mariachi music as well as developing a repertoire of literature that they perform for concerts, Noche De Mariachi’s, and performances throughout the community 

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Program Outcome 

The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Mariachi Program helps students acquire the skills necessary to be successful in both music and non-music fields. Upon graduation, many of our students have developed the musicianship necessary to be able to perform professionally with Mariachi groups in our community. Students also apply the skills learned in our program (time management, goal setting, problem-solving) towards collegiate and professional careers in virtually any career or field of study including medicine, law, engineering, and many others.

Program Accolades 

The Las Vegas Academy Mariachi program is recognized as one of the finest in the country.

 

Below is a list of some of their achievements.

 

  • First place at Las Vegas Gala de Mariachi, 2010

  • First place at San Diego National City Mariachi Festival and Competition, 2015

  • Superior rating at Advanced Mariachi Festival since attendance in 2012

  • Second place at Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza, 2010

  • Participation in breaking world record for World’s Largest Mariachi Group playing at once

  • Performance on the acclaimed Latin morning show, Despierta America

  • Attendance to the Latin Grammy Awards of 2016

  • Collaboration with Grammy Award Winning duo, Gente De Zona

  • Partnership with other departments including Choir, Piano, and Orchestra

  • First and Grand Champions HS Division of the 2017 Monaco Middle School Mariachi Competition

  • First and Grand Champions HS Division of the 2017 KO Knudson Middle School Mariachi Competition 

  • Best group vocals, armonia section, trumpet sections and showmanship of the 2017 Monaco Middle School Mariachi Competition

  • Best group vocals, armonia section, trumpet sections and showmanship of the 2017 KO Knudson Middle School Mariachi Competition for both Mariachi Internacional and Mariachi Femenil Internacional 

  • First place of the LVIAMS 2017 Mariachi Showcase

  • Collaboration with Grammy Award winning, Mariachi Los Camperos

  • Superior ratings in all categories at 2017 CCSD Mariachi Festival

  • Third place at Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza, 2017 and 2018

  • Second place at Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza, 2019

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