Violinist Andrew Small joined the San Antonio Symphony first violin section in 2004 after previously performing as a member of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. His principal teachers included Domenick Saltarelli, Ben Sayevich, and Masao Kawasaki and Itzhak Perlman of the Juilliard School. He also performs regularly as a staff musician at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in San Antonio. Music festivals attended include Yellow Barn Chamber Music Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, Israelʼs Shira Festival, and the Marlboro Music Festival. Today, Mr. Small enjoys an eclectic mix of solo recitals, chamber music, symphony performances, Suzuki-inspired private teaching, and endless outdoor activities.
In 2003, Mr. Small founded the musical performance and entertainment agency Monte Vista Strings and Jazz. The critically acclaimed company today performs for numerous public and private events in the San Antonio / Austin TX region.