Denton ISD student mariachi debuts

Denton ISD’s student mariachi, Dorado, raised $3,000 during a fundraiser May 18 at Calhoun Middle School.

The Denton ISD school board had approved an after-school mariachi program and the group met for the first time in January 2012. Miguel Cantu is serving as the part-time director of the program, which has one ensemble with 13 students from Denton ISD middle schools and high schools. Here they are in performance: