Summer Vocal Camp

Students will experience a week full of activities in which will they learn from some of the best vocalists in the genre. They will engage in group sessions to help develop ear training, harmonization, and group rehearsing skills. Private one on one sessions will also be available to target specific skills and techniques. Instructors are also prepared to target topics such as interpretation, performance, diction and other important skills required for mariachi vocalists.

Date: June 24-28, 2024
Location: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts – Carlos Alvarez Theater

Cost per student: $200 before June 1st ($250 after)
Deadline: June 16, 2024
Age requirement: 12-25 years old

Camp Instructors

The camp is led by professional artists who possess unique skills needed for mariachi performance. The 2024 Mariachi Extravaganza Camp maestros include the Tucson, Arizona based baritone Octavio Moreno and sopranos Vanessa Alonzo, from Houston. Both Alonzo and Moreno have made a name for themselves not only in the mariachi world but in opera as well. Joining them for the first time this year is vocalist and guitarist Jonathan Palomar. Jonathan is a former member of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán and has performed with Mariachi Sol de Mexico and Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano. Miss Alexa Posas, former Grand Champion Vocalist of the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza, will also serve as a workshop instructor.

Camp Schedule
Monday – Wednesday
9:30 AM – Arrival
4:00 PM – Student pick up

9:30 AM – Arrival
6:00 PM – Student pick up

5:00 PM – Arrival
7:30 PM – Recital
10:30 PM – Estimated end of show

Camp Recital
The Mariachi Extravaganza Summer Camp will host a recital on Friday, June 28 in which students will showcase the skills they learned during the week.
Location: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts – Carlos Alvarez Theater
Cost: $35 general admission $55 VIP seating
. Tickets available at or at the box office during the day of show.

Additional information
For any questions regarding the Mariachi Extravaganza Summer Camp please contact Sandra Guevara at 210-225-3353 or Cynthia Munoz at 210-860-9633.