About Mr Sanchez


About Me
My name is Victor Sanchez and I have been teaching for 23 years in the Rio Grande Valley. Music has been a passion of mine for many years and it is what inspired me to teach my love of music to my students. I graduated with a BA and a MA from the University of Texas - Pan American, and have become an accomplished trumpet performer here in the Valley. I have performed with such stars as Donna Summer, Harry Connick Jr. & Sr., Jerry Lewis, Don Rickles, Julio Iglesias, Myron Floren, the Tommy Dorsey Big Band and other numerous groups locally. 
I also enjoy photography and have won awards with the Valley Land Fund Photo contest. You will see me and my camera at some games, but almost always at the band events, documenting the student’s achievements. (Contest and trip photos below)
 
I have a wife, Ana, and one son, Gabriel, who are very supportive with everything I strive to do. I have high expectations for myself and my students, always willing to help my students to achieve success.

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VSO
Valley Symphony
Orchestra Program Cover
 
 
Some Photo Contest Winning Images
Rattle Snake flamingo
Lilly utah
sunset Sunrise Millipede
 
Washington D.C. Trip photos
 
WWII and Washington Monument   Washington Monument   National Botanical Garden  
Sculpture Garden Tree   US Capital  
Jefferson Memorial   Korean War Vetrans Memorial   Grant Memorial
 
Summer Trip photos
 
Canyonlands   Canyonlands
Garden of the Gods   Teton Mountains   Mnt. Rushmore
Garden of the Gods   Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods   Grand Canyon
Mt. Rushmore   Mt. Rushmore   Garden of the Gods
Grand Canyon   Grand Canyon
Buffalo Yellowstone   Devils Tower
  Yellowstone   Yellowstone
Devils Tower   Mt. Goat Grand Canyon
yellowstone   Yellowstone   Yellowstone
Yellowstone   Yellowstone
Yellowstone   Yellowstone   Praire Dog
Carlsbad   Carlsbad   Carlsbad
Carlsbad   Carlsbad
New Mexico   New Mexico   Roswell
New Mexico   New mexico