Internationally renowned Trio Palos y Cuerdas to take stage



What: Patron of the Arts presents Trio Palos y Cuerdas

When: 7 p.m., Sunday, March 31

Where: UTRGV Performing Arts Complex (PAC), Edinburg Campus

Special to the Current

The UTRGV School of Music Patron of the Arts continues to bring world-class performances to the university and the community with internationally applauded musical artists Trio Palos y Cuerdas.

The Patron of the Arts’ Distinguished Artist Series will host the performance 7 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex on the Edinburg campus of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

With more than 20 years in the business, Trio Palos y Cuerdas is considered the most experienced instrumental andino (Andean) trio in Colombia to date, and the Saboya brothers who make up the trio have developed an impressive career in a music format that represents their country.

Trio Palos y Cuerdas frequently tours internationally to England, Germany, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela. They also perform as soloists with orchestras like the City of London Symphony, the Filarmónica de Bógota and the National Sinfónica of Colombia.

Dr. Kurt Martinez, director of the UTRGV School of Music, said the Distinguished Artists Series strives to bring the finest international musicians in the world to the university’s campuses in Edinburg and Brownsville.

“The Distinguished Artists Series serves to promote our excellent UTRGV programs in the community and recruit students to our excellent Fine Arts programs,” he said.

Tickets are $5 and $10 and are available online at, or at the door.