Orchestra Director Gabriel Tafoya graduated in 2014 from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design with a degree in contemporary music with concentrations in violin performance and world music. He also has an associate's degree in computer science. Mr. Tafoya is a full-time member of Mariachi Sonidos del Monte as a lead vocalist, back-up vocalist and violinist. He has experience playing guitar, violin, piano and clarinet. Contact Gabriel Tafoya.

Santa Fe, NM

The Santa Fe High Orchestra is a strong component of the performing arts program at Santa Fe High School. The orchestra has received excellent ratings in adjudication and orchestra musicians have won spots in the North Central New Mexico Honor Orchestra and in the All-State Orchestra.