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Student leads Furman’s first mariachi band on campus

Furman’s first mariachi band debuted Wednesday night. Photo: FOX Carolina.

Last updated December 8, 2023

By Tina Underwood

A new club at Furman University presented its debut concert Wednesday night in an evening of Mexico-inspired music. Six members of Furman’s first mariachi band performed traditional music with vocalists and musicians playing bass, acoustic guitar, trumpet and violin. Sahid Palacios ’25, a music performance major from Texas, spoke to Zach Prelutsky of FOX Carolina about why he introduced the genre to Furman.

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