‘Cats Walk is a segment that will highlight Texas State students. Web Editor Monica Vargas will talk to a different Bobcat about school, self-love and Texas State.
For this segment, Monica interviewed Jonathan Martinez, a music junior. Jonathan plays the trumpet in four bands for Texas State including Mariachi Nuevo Generación, Salsa Orquesta del Rio, Bobcat Marching Band and TXST Wind Symphony.
Jonathan Martinez’s favorite quote: “Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.” -Unknown
Vargas: What got you into playing the trumpet and at what age did you start playing mariachi music?
Jonathan Martinez: I found music as a great hobby when I was in middle school, and really enjoyed playing music as it is a big part of my Hispanic roots.