3rd Annual Brownsville Marimba Festival

April 30 - May 1, 2016

Featuring guest artist/marimbist, Kevin Bobo

The festival includes workshops, clinics, performances, a marimba competition, and marimba orchestra final performance!


Sunday May 1, 2016

2:00pm-2:30pm Winners of the Competition Perform as well as Marimba Reyna del Valle 
2:30-3:30pm Kevin Bobo Marimba Clinic (TSC Arts Center Main Stage) 
3:30pm-4:30pm Performances (TSC Arts Center Main Stage)
4:30pm-5:00pm Set up outside for Marimba Orchestra Performance 
5:00pm-5:30pm Closing Marimba Orchestra Performance (Closing Marimba Orchestra in front of the TSC Arts Center)


Personnel List

Los Fresnos High School Percussion Ensemble

Patrick Anderson & David LaClair, directors

Kathleen Camero                  Edric Salazar



Trevino & Zavala Duo

Favian Trevino                      Cristian Zavala


Rio Bravo Percussion Ensemble                                         

Dr. Joe Moore, director


Anthony Alvarez

Edgar Berlanga

Mathew Campbell

Anthony Flores

Kevin Guerra

Jose Guerrero

Esteban Mendoza

Jody Montalvo

Rosalinda Ramirez

Manuel Rodriguez

John Taylor

Marcos Villarreal

Justin Wilson


Marimba Reyna del Valle

Dr. Joe Moore, director

Anthony Alvarez

Anthony Flores

Jose Guerrero

Esteban Mendoza

Rosalinda Ramirez

John Taylor

Daniel Camacho


Omojo Percussion Duo

Joe Moore       Oliver Monlina


Mantraga Percussion Duo

Raul Garza          Manuel Trevino


South Texas College Percussion Ensemble

Ron Schermerhorn, director

Joe Moreno             Ricky Vela              Janellie Maldonado         Rene Peynado

Jorge Abrams         Allonzo Avila

If you wish to register for the festival and/or if you are a band director and planning to bring a bus of students to the festival, please contact Dr. Joe Moore.

Interested in participating in the marimba orchestra? The marimba orchestra is open to all participants free of charge!

Registration fees may be paid by in cash by visiting the UTRGV Brownsville main music office or by check mailed to the address below:

Attn: Dr. Joe W. Moore III
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
School of Music
1 West University Blvd
Brownsville, Texas 78520