Dan Zollars  - Principal Cello

A native Kansan, Dan Zollars graduated from Wichita State University and earned a masters degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where his teachers included Bernard Greenhouse, Uzi Wiesel, and Timothy Eddy. For many years, Dan was a member of the San Antonio Symphony cello section for more than 20 years and served as Assistant Principal Cellist.

Dan has also participated in the Bach Aria Festival in Stony Brook, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Breckenridge and Colorado music festivals. As a chamber artist, he and San Antonio pianist Martha Oppenheim have performed throughout the Midwest. Dan has also appeared as guest soloist with the UTSA Symphony Orchestra and the Winters Chamber Orchestra. In addition to an active performance schedule, Mr. Zollars maintains a private teaching studio, and is a member of the faculties of the University of Texas at San Antonio and San Antonio College. Dan also enjoys teaching courses in computer programming.