mchimariachi and dr. richard carranza

McHi Mariachi Oro kicks off the 2023 TABE State Conference  with former NYC Superintendent 

The McAllen High School Mariachi Oro performed with former chancellor and superintendent of New York City Schools, Houston Independent School District, San Francisco Unified School District, Dr. Richard Carranza, at the 2023 Texas Association of Bilingual Education State Conference at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. 

Mariachi director, Mr. Alex Trevino boasts, "[It was] an honor sharing the stage with Dr. Richard Carranza. What a treat having him step up to sing a song with our students on the spot as part of their keynote performance at the conference," Trevino continued.

The McHi Mariachi Oro is a seven time UIL State Champion winner. For more information about McHi Mariachi Oro, contact Mr. Alex Trevino at  Follow McHi Mariachi Oro on Facebook at

Photo credits: McAllen ISD & Alex Trevino