Category Archives: Development

The Musician’s Report: Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith Addresses Our Board

Near the end of each season, the Houston Symphony Society holds its annual board and trustees meeting. This year, our Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith spoke to the attendees on behalf of the musicians. His speech turned out to be so … Continue reading

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Don’t touch my widget!

Have you ever noticed how defensive we can become about our widget? We are so focused on our view of the world (our widget) that it becomes easy to assume that the piece of pie we see is the whole … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Centennial Season Announcement

Watch this video for all of the incredible performances to come in the 13-14 Centennial Season!

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Help Your Houston Symphony Meet the Houston Endowment Challenge!

Make your gift of any amount online today to be counted amongst the 5,000 donors helping the Houston Symphony receive this second $1 million grant from Houston Endowment. Visit http://www.houstonsymphony.org/annualfund

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What are your reasons for giving? Discover a million!

Why is music relevant?  For the past couple of weeks, we have been putting together the components for our new in-hall campaign called A Million Reasons to Give, and this question is really at the heart of everything.  The question … Continue reading

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