Artists

  • Jeremy Lewis

    Jeremy Lewis teaches applied lessons to all tuba and euphonium majors at West Texas A&M University, performs as tubist with the WT Faculty Brass Quintet, leads the WTAMU Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, coaches small ensembles, teaches weekly tuba-euphonium studio classes, and is the principal tubist with the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra. Before WT, Jeremy worked as a private […]

  • Guglielmo Manfredi

    Guglielmo Manfredi is originally from Genova Italy. He began his formal training at the Conservatorio Niccolo Paganini, and continued at the American Embassy School in New Delhi India.  He earned is Bachelor in Music from West Texas A&M University and his Masters and Doctorate from the University of Miami.  He has performed with the Teatro […]

  • Doug Storey

    Doug Storey serves as associate professor of clarinet at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.  He is also principal clarinetist in the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra and performs as a member of Polk Street Jazz and the Texas Clarinet Consort. He holds degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory […]

  • Mark Trimble

    Mark Trimble is a freelance flutist performing in both the DFW metroplex and in Amarillo.  He plays principal flute in the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra and the Irving Symphony Orchestra.  In 2011 he earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of North Texas where he studied with Mary Karen Clardy.  He has performed […]

  • Tina Carpenter

    Tina Carpenter, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Florida State University, a Master of Music in performance and literature from the Eastman School of Music, and the Doctor of Music in bassoon performance from Florida State University. Carpenter has served on the faculties of Emory University, Florida State […]

  • William Takacs

    William Takacs

    William Takacs has been principal trumpet of the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra since 2002. In 2006 he performed as soloist with the symphony, performing Edward Gregson’s Trumpet Concerto and again in 2010 performing Aaron Copland’s Quiet City with his wife, oboist Karen Takacs, who is also a member of the Amarillo Symphony. He is also principal […]

  • Susan Martin Tariq

    Susan Martin Tariq is Professor of Music and director of percussion studies at West Texas A&M University.  She has been a member of the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra since 1984, currently serving as principal percussionist. Tariq can be heard on drum set with Polk Street Jazz of Amarillo.  Prior to her appointment at WTAMU, she taught […]

  • Rachel Mazzucco

    Rachel Mazzucco

    One of the emerging professional Texas harpists, Rachel Mazzucco has been playing Principal Harp for the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra with David Cho since 2013 and the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra under Jacomo Bairos since 2014.  She also plays Principal Harp for community groups such as Ballet Lubbock and the Lubbock Chorale. Along with her orchestral engagements, she maintains an active performance schedule […]

  • Nick Scales

    Nick Scales

    Nick Scales has served as Associate Professor of Double Bass in the School of Music at West Texas A&M University and Principal Bassist of the Amarillo Symphony since 2005. He is also Principal Bassist of the Utah Festival Opera Orchestra and Musical Theater Company as well as bassist for Polk Street Jazz and The Martinis […]

  • Michelle Skinner

    Michelle Skinner

    Violinist Michelle Skinner is gaining recognition across the United States for her sensitive and intelligent musicianship in styles ranging from the baroque to contemporary. Ms. Skinner is the Principal Second Violinist of the Amarillo Symphony and a member of the Nu Deco Ensemble. She also performs regularly with the Charleston Symphony, Florida Grand Opera, Miami […]

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