SONORA WINDS
A Tucson Wind Symphony
John Snavely - Musical Director
John Snavely, Music Director of the Sonora Winds
Dr. John Snavely is the founder of the Sonora Winds and its music director.  He is also a member of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, where he performs on clarinets and saxophones.  He holds a B.M. degree from Northern Arizona University and a D.M.A. degree from the University of Arizona.  He also studied clarinet with Keith Stein, Charles Aurand, Jerry Kirkbride, John Denman, and Samuel Fain.  Dr. Snavely is the lead OMA (Open Minds through the Arts) teacher at Howell Elementary School in Tucson. He supervises two musical ensembles and trains new music teachers in the Tucson Unified School District. Dr. Snavely is also the Director of the Green Valley Concert Band








Sonora Winds Board of Directors  2016-2017

Barbara Burnison, President
Marilyn McNamara, Vice President
Scott Dreisbach, Member-at-Large
Winifred Williams, Secretary
Gloria Day, Treasurer

Musical Director - John Snavely (Ex-Officio)