Category Archives: How Music Inspires You

Introducing newbies to Symphony was “ultimate” for Floyd

I am from south-central Pennsylvania and how I got interested in symphonies is perhaps typical of many in my age group and from the area in which I was raised. I am from a small town close to Gettysburg.  I … Continue reading

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Date night out for Bryan, Trish and Houston Symphony POPS

I have enjoyed enriching music ever since youth.  My wife and I both grew up playing instruments in our schools’ band programs, and I into college.  I cut my teeth on Maurice Abravanel and later Joseph Silverstein with the Utah … Continue reading

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Music is a part of our lives

The Houston Symphony has been woven through our lives for decades. We’ve both served as trustees and on committee, had the pleasure of getting to know some of the musicians and their families, and many music directors. But it’s the … Continue reading

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Music makes you feel at home, no matter where you are

I have always enjoyed music. My parents had a subscription to the Houston Symphony for many years. My first memory of going to the Symphony was in junior high school. My family was downtown at an event that was not … Continue reading

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Growing up with the Houston Symphony

I literally grew up with the Houston Symphony.  My father, Irving Wadler, was a first violinist with the orchestra, and he played continually from 1933 until his retirement in 1980.  So a large and wonderful part of my childhood and … Continue reading

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