Category Archives: Education

Big Brothers Big Sisters at the Houston Symphony

  Big Brothers Big Sisters brought some very special guests for the Houston Symphony’s “A Frosty & Frozen Christmas” Family Concert on Saturday, December 12 at Jones Hall. A mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between … Continue reading

Posted in 2015-2016 Season, Community-Embedded Musicians, Education, Family | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Making Spirits Bright: Bringing Music to Our Community

At the Houston Symphony, nothing gives us more joy than sharing the music we love, and as an organization we are committed to sharing music with as many people in our community as we possibly can. This means that in … Continue reading

Posted in 2015-2016 Season, Community Concerts, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Announcing Our New Crespo Elementary School Residency

At the Houston Symphony, we believe that everyone in our community should have access to great orchestral music regardless of ability to pay. With over 20 free concerts per year, a Student Concert Series that reached over 55,000 students during … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Sound of Colombia’s Future

On June 23, I boarded a direct flight to Bogotá, Colombia, a place I’ve never had the opportunity to visit before. I’m fortunate that my job took me to a country I’ve always wanted to visit. I knew going in … Continue reading

Posted in Colombian Youth Philharmonic, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet HSL Concerto Competition Winner Ben Hoang!

On January 10,  16 young musicians competed to win the 2015 Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition. These students delivered many impressive performances, and at the end of the day the judges announced that the First Prize would be awarded to … Continue reading

Posted in 2014-2015 Season, Classical, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment