Anji is a graduate of New Mexico State University with a Masters and Bachelors Degree of Music Education with Mariachi Studies, Latin American Music, and Conducting focus, and has Masters studies from State University of Georgia (Carrollton) and James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Virginia).
Mariachi Real de
Celebrations & Events
In March of 2018, Anji Thornton founded Mariachi Real de El Paso to promote and preserve the culture of mariachi. In addition, Mariachi Real de El Paso has collaborated with civic organizations and community members for various events such as:
● Bi-National Day; Columbus, New Mexico.
● Diocese of Las Cruces and St. Albert the Great Newman Center for the Las Cruces International Mariachi Mass; Las Cruces, New Mexico.
● Mariachi Sundays in Mesilla, Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference; Mesilla, New Mexico.
● St. Patrick’s Catholic School Bazaar; El Paso, Texas.
● Guest Artists Tacos Chinampa West; El Paso, Texas.
● Private events.
Membership is comprised of diverse personnel of professional musicians, educators, health care professionals, and college students.
For more information, please contact: Anji Thornton, 575-650-3200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.