Phone: 210-356-5045


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Music Education

Melanie Sorgi

I have been the Orchestra Director at Lopez Middle School since it opened in 2007. Prior to coming to Lopez, I was the orchestra director at Driscoll MS and before that, at Garner MS.  I started playing the violin when I was eight years old and studied privately through college. I received my bachelor's degree in Music Education from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to San Antonio in 1982.

Currently I am a member of Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Orchestra Directors Association, and Mu Phi Omicron.

I am married to Craig Sorgi, a member of the 1st violin section of the San Antonio Symphony.  We are the proud parents of two boys who live on opposite ends of the country! Colin is a violist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and is married to Jaclyn, who is also a music teacher.  Colin and Jackie have two children - our beautiful granddaughters, Clara - 4, and Chloe who is 16 months old. Cameron is a compositor at a visual effects studio in Los Angeles.  His name is in the credits for many Marvel movies!  Cameron is married to Jenna, who is a producer at a video game company.  We have two fur babies; a 6 year old golden retriever named Bravo and a cat, Padma.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, baking, reading, and watching TV.

Class Schedule

    • Period 1: 6th grade Sinfonia Orchestra
    • Period 2: Beginning Orchestra
    • Period 3: 6th grade Sinfonia Orchestra
    • Period 4: Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Period 5: Conference Period
    • Period 6: Sinfonietta Orchestra
    • Period 7: Honors Orchestra
    • Period 8: 5th grade Strings