Sherry Rubins, M.M.

Professor of Practice, Percussion, Music

Sherry Rubins


Sherry Rubins is a distinguished senior lecturer and coordinator of the percussion program at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mrs. Rubins directs the percussion and steel drum ensembles and teaches undergraduate and graduate percussion majors. Sherry is Principal Percussionist/Timpanist with the Mid-Texas Symphony and Principal Percussionist with Alamo City Opera. In the past she held the position of Acting Principal Timpanist and Acting Assistant Principal Timpanist/Percussionist with the San Antonio Symphony. Sherry now frequently performs as a substitute musician with the San Antonio Symphony. She has also presented clinics and performances throughout the south Texas area as well as the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association Conventions. Sherry recently presented a session at the first annual Women’s Band Director Symposium in Birmingham AL.

Mrs. Rubins is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Percussive Arts Society and she participates on the Health and Wellness committee.. Sherry co-presented the Keyboard Fundamentals session at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) 2012 in Austin and will present again in Indianapolis in November 2017. The UTSA Percussion Ensemble also performed with Robert Chappell during PASIC 2015.

Sherry is an artist/educational clinician for Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Percussion, the Yamaha Corporation, and the Vic Firth Company. She has been featured on the Zildjian and Vic Firth websites.



  • MUS 3481 1 Percussion Instruments
  • MUS 4581 2 Chamber Music: Percussion Ensemble & Steel Drum Ensemble


  • B.A., Western Illinois University
  • M.M., The University of Texas at San Antonio

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