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Music instructor Robert Lopez welcomes guests to the concert held in the auditorium.

Performance honors veterans at annual concert

November 30, 2018

VMT music instructors and students performed their annual Veterans' Day concert, "A Musical Tribute Honoring our Veterans," took place in the auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Here is a look at this event.

A young boy gets face painted by an art student at the Hispanic Heritage Festival.

People enjoy their time at annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

November 9, 2018

Crowds packed VMT’s south parking lot for the school’s 26th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Oct. 30. Here are some photos of the event....

Student performs at Student Follies 2018 in auditorium on September 26, 2018.

Follies bring out students’ talents

October 2, 2018

The show ended with a show. At the end of the morning Student Follies, all the performers came out on stage and sang and danced to Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. The audience joined the performers in singing along. This was the first ever Student Follies created to fundraise for VMT’s summer ...

Dance students perform during VMT's 16 de septiembre event in the auditorium.

Performances help celebrate Mexico’s independence day (story and photos)

October 1, 2018

A dance teacher at V.M.T created a 16 de septiembre event on September 18 with the goal of bringing out the pride of Mexico’s independence on many students, parents, and teachers. V.M.T was the first school to ever celebrate any Hispanic cultural events such as el 16 de septiembre many year...

Students show their talents at the annual Showcase

March 29, 2018

The school's annual Showcase took place at the former Laredo Civic Center (now the Martinez Performing Arts Complex) on Monday, March 26....

Dance students gave a special performance on Valentine's Day, in the auditorium.

Students present Valentine’s Day dance program

February 22, 2018

Morning and afternoon dance students gave a love themed program on Valentine's Day, in the auditorium. Shown here is the afternoon performance.

16 choir students advance to the next round

September 25, 2017

VMT Choir students competed in the first round of TMEA auditions on Saturday, Sept. 23, with 16 of 28 advancing to the next round, announced choir instructor Celia Hernandez. Students advancing to Texas Music Educators' Association's next round, Region, are: Soprano 1 Victorie Meza, 2nd chair Paulina DeLeon, 3rd chair Arleth Rios, 11th chair Monica Alonzo, 12th chair Laysha Gonzalez, 1st alternate Soprano 2 Zenaida Elizondo, 16th chair Dalyssa Solis, 20th chair Vivian Coleman, 1st alternate Alto 1 Katelyn Kahn,...

Texas Jazz All Stars perform in the auditorium.

All that jazz

March 21, 2017

Rain didn’t stop Laredoans from visiting and having a good time at VMT’s first Jazz in the Heights music festival on March 10. Several musicians and bands came together to showcase Jazz Music in a two-part event. The first part of the event took place in the auditorium where several jazz musicians...

Top level performers set for Jazz in the Heights

Jim Kalson (bass player)

Sabrina Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

 The jazz music genre is a progressive, intricate, and textured form of music. It carries a lively beat, and the genre has produced some of the greatest music. Jazz music is deeply rooted in the American Culture and especially the African American culture. Because of jazz music’s deep ties to African...

The music department held its Christmas Music Spectacular on December 15 in the auditorium. Here is a scene from the performance.

Music department performs Christmas concert

January 10, 2017

The music department held its Christmas Music Spectacular on December 15 in the auditorium.

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