Renia Shterenberg, Executive Director

Renia Shterenberg has been Executive Director of the San Antonio based chamber group Olmos Ensemble since the retirement of the founder, Mark Ackerman, in 2015. Olmos Ensemble is a 501-c-3 not for profit, and does not charge for tickets, but rather relies 100% on donations to fund their seasons.


Renia plays in the first violin section of the San Antonio Symphony, a position she has held since 2005. Appointed Acting Assistant Concertmaster for the 2018-2019 and 2020-21 seasons, she also teaches a private violin studio and and annually is asked to coach string groups for the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio. Renia lives in San Antonio with her husband, clarinetist Ilya Shterenberg, and their two children. 

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