Category Archives: Staff

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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How the Houston Symphony Saved Valentine’s Day in Less than 24 Hours

EAST COAST STORMS THREATENED VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT How the Houston Symphony Saved Valentine’s Day in Less than 24 Hours By Glenn Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer, Houston Symphony Just when it seemed that the Houston Symphony audience for acclaimed vocalist Linda … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes in Colombia: A Sneak Peak at KTRK’s Upcoming Special on Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Last week, a few representatives from the Houston Symphony and Houston’s ABC13 KTRK took a trip to Colombia to explore incoming Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s home land. The interviews and footage they captured will be featured in the 30-minute TV … Continue reading

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Houston Symphony 2014-15 Season Announcement Preview

Join the Houston Symphony in celebrating the announcement of Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s historic inaugural season as Music Director in a live TV special and webcast. Watch live on PBS Channel 8 or online at houstonpbs.org or houstonsymphony.org, January 10 at 8:00 … Continue reading

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Meet the Houston Symphony’s New Steinway Piano!

The Houston Symphony Central and Bay Area Leagues have given the orchestra a literal “gift of music” in the form of a brand new Steinway concert grand piano. Houston Symphony League, Vice President of Fundraising, Betty Tutor led the campaign … Continue reading

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