National recognition for Rio Grande City student mariachi band

Members of Mariachi Juvenil de America will get the chance to showcase their talents come January 15th.

After competing in a talent competition the group was noticed by a talent scout.

That scout called Director Eloy Garza and told him she wanted the group to audition for ~America TMs Got Talent TM.

"Never in my wildest dreams did I think this would appear and audition," Garza told Action 4 News.

Garza adds that he knows the kids are talented and is happy for the opportunity they have been given.

Mariachi Juvenil de America is set to audition in Austin on January 15th.

We TMll keep you posted on their progress.