The San Antonio Wind Symphony is entering our fourteenth season, thank you for your continued support!

The San Antonio Wind Symphony is entering our fourteenth season, thank you for your continued support!


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.

The San Antonio Wind Symphony would like to thank everyone who made our thirteenth season our very finest, and welcome everyone to an exciting and highly anticipated fourteenth season!

Last season featured our debut at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts and our first ever participation in the Big Give SA. We also had concerts at Smithson Valley High School and Southwest High School and the UTSA Recital Hall.

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

RBC Music Company, Inc.

Padgett Stratemann and Company

The San Antonio Gypsy Motorcycle Club

Arpeggio Music Academy

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Music

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

 


  Please join the San Antonio Wind Symphony  for our fourteenth season opening concert, The Big Country! This concert will be a joint concert with the Helotes Area Community Band, celebrating music remindful of big skies and open plains.  The Helotes Area Community Band, conducted by Mr. Charles Kuentz, will be performing "Exultation" by Philip Sparke, "American Patrol 2" by F.W. Meacham, "Thoughts of Love" by Arthur Pryor, "Marriage of Figaro" by W.A. Mozart, and "The Light Eternal" by James Swearingen. Then, the San Antonio Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Robert Rustowicz, will be performing"The Main Theme from The Big Country" by Jerome Moross, "Beguine for Band" by Glenn Osser,"Lezghinka" by Aram Khatchaturian, "Polonaise" from Rusalka" by Antonín Leopold Dvorák and the"Finale to Symphony in Bb" by Paul Fauchet. Then both ensembles will join talents to perform "Amparita Roca" by Jamie Texidor, to be conducted by legendary Band Director, Mr. Charles Kuentz, Sr. The Concert is free and open to the public and will take place at the beautiful Thomas Jefferson High School Auditorium.  Seating begins at 5:30 PM and is free and open to the public.   For more information >

 

Please join the San Antonio Wind Symphony  for our fourteenth season opening concert, The Big Country!

This concert will be a joint concert with the Helotes Area Community Band, celebrating music remindful of big skies and open plains. 

The Helotes Area Community Band, conducted by Mr. Charles Kuentz, will be performing "Exultation" by Philip Sparke, "American Patrol 2" by F.W. Meacham, "Thoughts of Love" by Arthur Pryor, "Marriage of Figaro" by W.A. Mozart, and "The Light Eternal" by James Swearingen.

Then, the San Antonio Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Robert Rustowicz, will be performing"The Main Theme from The Big Country" by Jerome Moross, "Beguine for Band" by Glenn Osser,"Lezghinka" by Aram Khatchaturian, "Polonaise" from Rusalka" by Antonín Leopold Dvorák and the"Finale to Symphony in Bb" by Paul Fauchet.

Then both ensembles will join talents to perform "Amparita Roca" by Jamie Texidor, to be conducted by legendary Band Director, Mr. Charles Kuentz, Sr.

The Concert is free and open to the public and will take place at the beautiful Thomas Jefferson High School Auditorium. 

Seating begins at 5:30 PM and is free and open to the public.

 

For more information >

Mr. Richard Gonzalez

Mr. Richard Gonzalez

MUSICIAN SPOTLIGHT 

Mr. Richard Gonzalez received his Bachelor of Music from Trinity University in San Antonio and his Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from Ohio University. Mr. Gonzalez began his teaching career in Alice under the tutelage of Bryce Taylor in 1988.

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