Mrs. Sherry D. Rubins directs the UTSA Percussion program. Mrs. Rubins recently and over four years has fulfilled the roles of either Principal Timpanist or Assistant Principal Timpanist/Percussionist with the San Antonio Symphony. Additionally, for the past 25 years Mrs. Rubins has performed as an extra musician with the San Antonio Symphony and she has been the principal percussionist/timpanist with the Mid- Texas Symphony since 1991 and is currently principal percussionist with the San Antonio Opera.

She has been vice-president of the Texas Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society and on the faculty of the Interlochen Arts Camp, the Texas Music Festival at the University of Houston, the Stephen F. Austin University Percussion Symposium, Texas Lutheran University, and the University of Houston. Mrs. Rubins has presented clinics and concerts at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Texas Bandmasters Convention, Texas Music Educators Association Convention, and the Texas Day of Percussion.

Mrs. Rubins is a busy freelance performer throughout the South Texas area and she is also an artist/educational clinician for the Zildjian Company, The Remo Company, as well as the Vic Firth Company.