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Mr. John A. Vela

Director of Operations

TAME Texas Associationof Mariachi Educators

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TAME Texas Associationof Mariachi Educators

Background Information

Employment History

Owner-CEO

Mariachi Unlimited

Director of Music-Retired

San Diego ISD

Affiliations

Member
Association of Texas Small School Bands

Member
Texas Music Educators Association

Member
Texas Bandmasters Association Inc

Mariachi Advisory Committee Representative
MENC

Education

Alice High School

Texas A & I University

Web References (14 Total References)


The Texas Bandmasters Association

www.texasbandmasters.org [cached]

John Vela

John A. Vela is a graduate of Texas A & I University, in Kingsville, Texas. He has been a music educator for the past 35 years. Mr. Vela recently retired after serving as Director of Bands for San Diego I.S.D. where his bands and mariachis have received numerous first divisions and sweepstakes awards in Marching, Concert, Sight-Reading and Mariachi. Mr. Vela is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Association of Texas Small School Bands and is the Director of Operations/Treasurer of the Texas Association of Mariachi Educators. Mr. Vela has performed professionally for 36 years as a mariachi musician on violin and guitarron. He has accompanied various ranchera singers such as: Sebastien De La Cruz, Pedro Fernandez, Miguel Aceves Mejia, Felipe Arriaga, Imelda Miller and Lydia Mendoza. He has presented workshops and been a consultant for various schools throughout Texas and, in conjunction with members of Mariachi Vargas and Mariachi Sol de Mexico, he has assisted at numerous mariachi festivals in Texas, New Mexico and California. Mr. Vela has also judged mariachi contests throughout Texas and Las Vegas, Nevada, and has recently been a clinician for the Region XIV Mariachi, Region VII Mariachi, A.T.S.S.B. Region Mariachi and Region XV All-Valley Mariachi. He has several mariachi arrangements and a beginner guitarron book published by Hal Leonard Music Co. and also has numerous mariachi compositions, arrangements and educational materials published through his own company, Mariachi Unlimited. He is currently a mariachi consultant for Robstown ISD.


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www.texasbandmasters.org [cached]

John Vela

John A. Vela is a graduate of Texas A & I University, in Kingsville, Texas. He has been a music educator for the past 35 years. Mr. Vela recently retired after serving as Director of Bands for San Diego I.S.D. where his bands and mariachis have received numerous first divisions and sweepstakes awards in Marching, Concert, Sight-Reading and Mariachi. Mr. Vela is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Association of Texas Small School Bands and is the Director of Operations/Treasurer of the Texas Association of Mariachi Educators. Mr. Vela has performed professionally for 36 years as a mariachi musician on violin and guitarron. He has accompanied various ranchera singers such as: Sebastien De La Cruz, Pedro Fernandez, Miguel Aceves Mejia, Felipe Arriaga, Imelda Miller and Lydia Mendoza. He has presented workshops and been a consultant for various schools throughout Texas and, in conjunction with members of Mariachi Vargas and Mariachi Sol de Mexico, he has assisted at numerous mariachi festivals in Texas, New Mexico and California. Mr. Vela has also judged mariachi contests throughout Texas and Las Vegas, Nevada, and has recently been a clinician for the Region XIV Mariachi, Region VII Mariachi, A.T.S.S.B. Region Mariachi and Region XV All-Valley Mariachi. He has several mariachi arrangements and a beginner guitarron book published by Hal Leonard Music Co. and also has numerous mariachi compositions, arrangements and educational materials published through his own company, Mariachi Unlimited. He is currently a mariachi consultant for Robstown ISD.


Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque —
 Definitely One of the Best

blog.serenatamariachi.com [cached]

"Having direct access to the pioneers is invaluable," concurred music educator John Vela, who drove 14 hours from Alice, Texas to attend this event.


The Texas Bandmasters Association - Business Members

www.texasbandmasters.org [cached]

Contact Person: John Vela Contact Phone: 361-701-0823 Contact Email Address: john@mariachiunlimited.com


San Diego High School

www.sdisd.esc2.net [cached]

John Vela

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