Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 11 - Sherry Rubins

University of Texas-San Antonio Percussion Professor Sherry Rubins talks about getting the UTSA job (00:02:35), growing up in Peru (Illinois) (00:14:25), going to Western Illinois University for undergrad (00:27:10), going to Baylor for her master’s (00:38:05), moving to teach at Judson School District in San Antonio and beginning her career (00:52:25), making percussion kids match pitch through sight-singing at auditions (good idea!) (00:57:00), Being a Percussionist While Female (01:01:20), Issues of Diversity (01:12:05), San Antonio life (01:13:40), Home-Life Balance (01:19:05), her other career as a fitness instructor (01:22:55), the teachers in high school who inspired her (01:28:45), and meeting Huey Lewis (01:32:30).

Closes with raves (01:41:15).


Sherry Rubins' UTSA page

Sherry Rubins' Yamaha page

Sherry Rubins' Mid-Texas Symphony page

Kari Klier

Larry Vanlandingham Baylor obituary

Richard Cheadle Western Illinois Celebration

Dale Hopper's Western Illinois obituary

Variations on Lost Love by David Maslanka

Concertino for Brass and Timpani by Michael Colgrass

Inspirations Diabolique by Ken Tagawa

Concerto for Xylophone and Orchestra by Toshiro Mayuzumi

Todd Meehan

Fernando Meza

Giancarlo Guerrero

TMEA 2017 Band Clinic

2016 Women Band Directors Clinic

Blake Wilkins

Gregg Popovich interviews

Tim Duncan

Peter Rubins

Huey Lewis and the News "Heart of Rock N Roll"

John DeChristopher's blog

Susan Tariq

Louie Bellson Drum Solo

Steve Gadd "Crazy Army" solo

James Taylor's "Steamroller Blues" 1979


Ken Burns' Jazz