SAN ANTONIO PHILHARMONIC NAMES ROBERTO TREVIÑO AS ITS FIRST-EVER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2023
The board of directors of the San Antonio Philharmonic has taken the landmark step of naming an executive director. Its choice, Roberto Treviño, is an architect in private practice and former three-term District 1 City Council member. He served on the Philharmonic board during its inaugural season.
“We are excited to name Roberto Treviño as our first executive director,” said Philharmonic board chair Brian Petkovich. “His passion, dedication, and wealth of knowledge about the arts, the orchestra and the city make him the right person to build on our success.
“Roberto served on the City-County Symphony Transformation Task Force when in office as the District 1 Councilperson and has been an active member of the board of directors over the past year. We welcome him to this new role and look forward to his leadership.”
During his tenure as a council member representing the city’s urban core, Treviño was known for his commitment to creative problem solving and his unwavering support for the arts. As chair of the Arts and Culture Committee, he led the development and implementation of numerous initiatives and policies aimed at enhancing the quality of life for the city, with a particular emphasis on promoting dignity and compassion in the community.
The San Antonio Philharmonic brings world class performances to the San Antonio community through its classics seasons and imaginative community engagement. Its Young People’s Concerts brought music programs and curriculum to more than 27,000 students in the inaugural season.
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