The 46th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk • San Antonio, Texas
Session: Introduction to Mariachi Trumpet Pedagogy and Style (with Elliott Johnston)
Agustín Sandoval is one of the world’s great trumpet players, having performed as a member of two of Mexico’s premiere mariachi ensembles, Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán, and currently, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán. During his time in these ensembles, Sandoval has recorded multiple albums with numerous artists, including Diego el Cigala, Vicente Fernández, Julio Iglesias, and Luis Miguel. In addition to his success in mariachi music, Sandoval has garnered international acclaim as a classical trumpeter, having performed with the Jalisco Philharmonic and the Zapopan Symphony Orchestra, among others. Sandoval is the co-author of Mariachi Trumpet Methods and serves as an editor and writer for the International Journal of Mariachi Education and Performance.