CRAIG SORGI - Concertmaster
Craig Sorgi has been a member of the San Antonio Symphony First Violin section since 1982 and during the 2004-06 and 2012-13 concert seasons he was appointed Acting Assistant Concertmaster. Craig was also the Concertmaster of the San Antonio Opera from 1999 until it ceased operations in 2012. In 2005, he was invited by Maestro David Mairs to be the Concertmaster of the Mid-Texas Symphony.
Craig has been very active as a chamber music performer and solo recitalist in the South Texas area for the last 31 years and has also been a frequent performer of new music. Since the 2011 season Craig has been programming and leading chamber music concerts by the Mid-Texas Chamber Players- a new chamber music ensemble made up of members of the Mid-Texas Symphony. Music education has also played an important part in Craig’s career. While in San Antonio he has been active in the public school music programs as a teacher and guest clinician and in 2003 he joined the music faculty of Trinity University. In the summers, he serves as the Director of the Cactus Pear Music Festival's Young Artist Program.
Craig is married to Melanie, a career music educator. He and his wife are the proud parents of two wonderful sons: Baltimore-based violinist and composer Colin; and Los Angeles-based visual effects artist Cameron.