Meet the Members

David Ortiz
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Gabriel Vasquez
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David Perales
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Gerardo de los Santos
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Omar Garcia
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Omar is a recent graduate of Texas State University-San Marcos. He received his bachelor's degree in music education in December 2006. In 1994, Omar began his music career in his hometown of Crystal City, TX. He has been a member of various All-Region /All-Area bands during high school including being selected as an All-State trumpet player in 2001 as well as earning a first division solo rating at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest.

During his time at Texas State, Omar performed with the Bobcat Marching Band, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo as well as being selected principal trumpet of the Wind Ensemble. Various distinguished artists he had the pleasure of performing with include Marcus Printup, Andre Heyward, Loren Choenberg, Butch Miles, Freddie Mendoza, Pat Murray, Evan Christopher, Pete Christleieb, and many other noteworthy musicians.

In his 13 Years of playing trumpet, his teachers have been Steve Sanchez, Gabriel Garcia, and Dr. Keith Winking. Omar began is mariachi career in early 2007 and had the good fortune to become a member of Mariachi Estrella in March of 2008.

Anthony Thompson
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Jorge Torres
Jorge Torres

Leopoldo Rodriguez
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