Music Director Akiko Fujimoto

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Principal Musicians



Craig Sorgi
Craig Sorgi - Concertmaster

Craig Sorgi has been a member of the San Antonio Symphony First Violin section since 1982 and during the 2004-06 and 2012-13...

Andrew Cignac
Andrew Cignac - Prinicipal Trumpet

Mid-Texas Symphony principal trumpet Andrew Gignac is an Associate Professor of Music at San Antonio College where he...

Dan Zollars
Dan Zollars - Principal Cello

A native Kansan, Dan Zollars graduated from Wichita State University and earned a masters degree from the State University of...

Donny Pinson
Donny Pinson - Principal Trombone

Trombonist Donald Pinson maintains a full schedule as both a performer and an educator. In addition to performing with the...

Eric M. Daub
Eric M. Daub - Prinicipal Piano

Eric M. Daub is an Associate Professor of Music at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas and heads both Piano Studies...

Jennifer Berg
Jennifer Berg - Principal Oboe

A San Antonio native, Jennifer Berg received her Bachelor’s from Indiana University, graduating with Honors in Music under the...

Jonathan Castillo
Jonathan Castillo - Principal Bassoon

Jonathan Castillo joined the Mid-Texas symphony as principal bassoon in 2014, and is an active freelance musician in Texas and...

Libby Zwicky Barnette
Libby Zwicky Barnette - Principal Horn

Libby Zwicky Barnette is Principal horn of the Mid-Texas Symphony. She has been freelancing and teaching in the San Antonio area...

Nina Mavrinac
Nina Mavrinac - Principal 2nd Violin

Nina Mavrinac was born in Roswell, New Mexico. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Texas and received her BME from...

Ray Fisher
Ray Fisher - Principal Bass

Ray Fisher was born in Gladewater, Texas and grew up in Baytown, Texas. He received his B.A. in Mathematics in 1972 and his J.D. in...

Rita Linard
Rita Linard - Principal Flute

Rita Linard, principal flutist with the Mid-Texas Symphony, earned her doctoral degree from the University of Texas in Austin, and also...

Robert Petrisky
Roberty Petrisky - Principal Tuba

Robert Petrisky has been principal tuba of the Mid Texas Symphony since 1986. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in music education...

Shana Norton
Shana Norton - Principal Harp

Shana Norton graduated with highest honors earning a bachelor of music education from Abilene Christian University and attended Eastman...

Sherry Rubins
Sherry Rubins - Principal Percussion

Sherry Rubins is a senior lecturer and has been coordinator of the Percussion Program at the University of Texas at San Antonio for...

Vanguel Tangarov
Vanguel Tangarov - Principal Carinet

Dr. Vanguel Tangarov performs as principal clarinet for the Austin Opera, Mid-Texas Symphony and Victoria Symphony orchestras. Tangarov...

Wanda B. Lydon
Wanda B. Lydon - Principal Viola

Wanda B. Lydon has been a violist in the San Antonio Symphony for over 20 years and is Principal Viola for Des Moines Metro Opera. A...