Peter Rubins, M.M.

Associate Professor of Practice, Horn, Music



Mr. Rubins is a Founder of the San Antonio Philharmonic and is an Associate Professor of Practice at The University of Texas at San Antonio. 

His history includes performing with the; Chicago Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Antonio Philharmonic, and the San Antonio Symphony. He has worked extensively with the national tours of Cats, Les Miserables, Lion King, Miss Saigon, Music of ALW, Phantom of the Opera, and Wicked. You can hear him through Pittsburgh Symphony recordings on the labels of Sony Classical, Telarc, and Exton. 

As a musician and educator, Peter has also served at multiple institutions on various committees whose scopes have included artistic advising, concert planning, education, faculty search, finance, governance, marketing, music director search, musician search, opera contract negotiation, and symphonic contract negotiation. 

His concert experience includes decades of professional symphonic, ballet, chamber music, movies in concert, musical theater, and opera performances, as well as many symphonic recordings & TV commercials. He has performed in countless large venues across Asia, Europe, and the USA. 

Some of the notable artists he has performed with include: Allen Vizzutti, Andrea Bocelli, Augustin Hadelich, Cirque de la Symphony, (Dixie) Chicks, Doc Severinsen, Frederica von Stade, Itzhak Perlman, James Taylor, John Kimura Parker, Johnny Mathis, Joshua Bell, Kristen Chenoweth, Leon Fleisher, Lorin Maazel, Luciano Pavarotti, Lynn Harrell, Manfred Honeck, Mannheim Steamroller, Mariachi Campanas de America, Marin Alsop, Mariss Jansens, Marvin Hamlisch, Michael Crawford, Pinchas Zukerman, Pink Martini, Placido Domingo, Renée Fleming, Riders In The Sky, Vince Gill, Weird Al Yankovich, Yo Yo Ma. 


  • B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.M., The University of Texas at Austin

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