The San Antonio Wind Symphony is a group of volunteer musicians who combine their talents and services to provide an opportunity for life-long musical expression and enjoyment; enrich, educate and entertain the general public through live performances; enhance music education in the community by partnering with college, high school and middle school band programs and preserve the cultural history of the wind band repertoire.

As we enter our Fifteenth Season, the San Antonio Wind Symphony would like to thank everyone who helps us in our continuing our mission of fostering music education for local students!

In celebration of the 300th Anniversary of San Antonio, each concert will feature the diverse musical traditions from all over the world that have influenced life in San Antonio and the people who make this place so special!

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our supporters and our sponsors:

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Music

Alfred Frances and Janice Marty Sturchio and the Sturchio Family

RBC Music Company, Inc.

Mitch Usrey at BlueTape Printing Company, San Antonio

Padgett Stratemann and Company

The San Antonio Gypsy Motorcycle Club

Arpeggio Music Academy

Elizabeth Castle of ECastleArt.com

The UTSA Percussion Ensemble, Sherry Rubins, Director

Alamo Heights HS Band, David Stephenson, Director

Stevens HS Band, Robert Rubio, Director

Southwest HS Band, Richard Flores, Director

Smithson Valley HS Band, Matt Boening, Dain Vereen, Jeff Yates, Sam Woodfield, Directors

 


The San Antonio Wind Symphony is proud to present the first concert of our fifteenth season at St. John's Lutheran Church. To honor the 300th Anniversary of San Antonio, we will be performing international works influencing the musical traditions of San Antonio to include  Franz von Suppé's classic Light Cavalry Overture; Gordon Jacobs's Music for a Festival featuring four Student Musicians from the UTSA Department of Music; Sergei Prokofiev's March, Op. 99, which was originally composed for military band; Ernest Williams' famous Three Bluejackets for three solo cornetists, San Antonio Symphony Second Trumpet,  Lauren Eberhart, San Antonio College Professor, Andrew Gignac and retired San Antonio Symphony Assistant Principal/Third Trumpet and UTSA Professor, Jan Roller. We will finish this concert with W.C. Handy's legendary march, The St. Louis Blues. The concert is open to the public free of charge, and we hope you will be able to attend. Our next concert is Sunday, November 12th at 6:00 PM in the UTSA Recital Hall. For more information >

The San Antonio Wind Symphony is proud to present the first concert of our fifteenth season at St. John's Lutheran Church.

To honor the 300th Anniversary of San Antonio, we will be performing international works influencing the musical traditions of San Antonio to include  Franz von Suppé's classic Light Cavalry Overture; Gordon Jacobs's Music for a Festival featuring four Student Musicians from the UTSA Department of Music; Sergei Prokofiev's March, Op. 99, which was originally composed for military band; Ernest Williams' famous Three Bluejackets for three solo cornetists, San Antonio Symphony Second Trumpet,  Lauren Eberhart, San Antonio College Professor, Andrew Gignac and retired San Antonio Symphony Assistant Principal/Third Trumpet and UTSA Professor, Jan Roller. We will finish this concert with W.C. Handy's legendary march, The St. Louis Blues.

The concert is open to the public free of charge, and we hope you will be able to attend.

Our next concert is Sunday, November 12th at 6:00 PM in the UTSA Recital Hall.

For more information >

Mr. Wesley Penix, Clarinetist, San Antonio Wind Symphony

Mr. Wesley Penix, Clarinetist, San Antonio Wind Symphony

MUSICIAN SPOTLIGHT 

Wesley Penix has been playing clarinet with the San Antonio Wind Symphony since 2015.  He is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio where he received his degree in music education as well as his certificate of performance for clarinet.  He has currently returned to UTSA to receive his minor in music technology and receive private lessons in composition.  He hopes to go to graduate school in the near future.

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