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MARIACHI CORAZON DE SAN ANTONIO HIGH SCHOOL GROUP AND ALL-STAR COMPETITION ON MAIN PLAZA

This is the 6th ANNUAL local high school group and all-star competiton for the title, "The Best High School Level Mariachi in the San Antonio Area".

All area high schools are invited to participate to win the cash prize and title for 2017-18.

The all-star competition is for all area music directors to nominate their best students to compete for a place on Main Plaza Conservancy's mariachi ensemble, "Mariachi Corazon de San Antonio", the best of the best.  This opportunity offers earned scholarships to a college or university of their choice, travel to perform, meet international artists performing this genre and recognition as "Ambassadors for the City of San Antonio".

Saturday, October 28, 2017 will not disappoint anyone, there is something for everyone.  All afternoon be amazed by local mariachi groups, middle school performances and dance troups.  As the evening unfolds, the competition between area high schools is incredible with an opportunity for the public to vote for the, "Peoples Choice".

Last year winners:

1st PLACE:    Southwest High School

2nd PLACE:  Brackenridge High School

3rd PLACE:   Fox Tech High School

THE PEOPLES' CHOICE:  Fox Tech High School

This year we will present our coveted "LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD" to living legend, FLACO JIMEMEZ!  Flaco and MCSA will be in concert together, making history and memories!  This will be a RARE and EXCEPTIONAL treat you won't want to miss!!!

Keep this event on your check off list.  You won't want to miss the highlight of the season on Main Plaza.

12:00P - 12:30P     MARIACHI LOS PALOMINO from Palo Alto College, Director Juan Ortiz

12:40P - 1:15P         BAILANDO SIN FRONTERAS, Director Victoria Torres

1:15P - 1:45 P           MARIACHIS STROLLING IN THE PLAZA

                                    MARIACHI INTERNACIONAL, Director Dr. Rachel Cruz

                                    MARIACHI SANGRE DE JALISCO, Director Roberto Noriega

2:00P                         MARIACHI LOS PARIENTES, Director pETE mORENO

2:30P                         BAILANDO SIN FRONTERAS, Director Victoria Torres

3:00P                        MARIACHI INTERNACIONAL, Director Dr. Rachel Cruz

3:30P - 4:00P          FIESTA de SAN ANTONIO, Director Frank Garcia

4:00P                          EVENT KICK-OFF, WELCOME, ABOUT MCSA, INTRO JUDGES, RULES &   GUIDELINES

5:00P                        COMPETITION BEGINS.  HIGH SCHOOLS COMPETING:

Somerset High School,   Holmes High School,   Jefferson High School,   Southwest High School Jr. Varsity,   Southwest High School,   Legacy High School,   Brackenridge High School, Fox Tech, Brennen, and South San.

7:45P               SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE BY MARIACHI CORAZON DE SAN ANTONIO

8:15P                AWARD PRESENTATION, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED TO LIVING LEGEND FLACO JIMEMEZ, SPECIAL PERFORMANCE MCSA WITH FLACO, cameo appearance by PATSY TORRES.

9:00P              Winning High School Announcement and Presentation!  Introduct new MCSA Members!

9:30P               GRAND FINALE WITH ALL INVITED TO PERFORM LA NEGRA AND MCSA'S TEMA.  SAN ANTONIO|THE SAGA BEGINS - 24 MINUTE VIDEO ART PROJECTION (INTERNATIONAL AWARD WINNER).

INCREDIBLE FOOD OPTIONS AT BLUE STAR, EL OASIS CAFE #2, FOOD TRUCKS!!!

MCSA T-SHIRTS AND SAN ANTONIO|THE SAGA MEMORABILIA FOR SALE BOOTH ON EAST PROMENADE AT TIENDA CORAZON!!!

For more information or to financiallysupport or sponsor this event, please contact:

info@mainplaza.org or call 210-225-9800 for Jane.