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Robert Petrisky - Principal Tuba

Robert Petrisky holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in music education from Southwest Texas State University where he studied tuba privately with J. Lesley Varner and conducting with James Sudduth. He has taught band for over 20 years and was selected "Teacher of the Year" at A. J. Briesemeister Middle School in 1993 and 1996 and at J. Frank Dobie Junior High School in 2005.

District-wide, Petrisky was honored as "Secondary Teacher of the Year" by Seguin I.S.D. in 1996 and by Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City I.S.D. in 2005. Rob is currently Director of Bands at Samuel Clemens High School in Schertz, Texas. In addition to playing with the Mid-Texas Symphony, Rob has performed with the Heart of Texas Concert Band and the Hi-Toppers Polka band. He is married to Dr. Irene Petrisky, an education consultant and artist.