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A Big Symphony Thank You: Subscriber Appreciation Month

At the Houston Symphony, we love our subscribers. These dedicated fans are our core audience, our biggest cheerleaders and our most enthusiastic advocates in the community. By buying ticket packages, subscribers save money and give us the revenue we need … Continue reading

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Matt Strauss on Carmina Burana

Yesterday, I got a chance to pose some questions to Houston Symphony percussionist Matt Strauss about this weekend’s performances of Carmina Burana and his work with the musicians of the Colombian Youth Philharmonic. Matt Strauss was one of fourteen musicians … Continue reading

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A Voice from the Colombian Youth Philharmonic

Under the leadership of new Music Director and native Colombian Andrés Orozco Estrada, the Houston Symphony has begun an educational partnership with the Colombian Youth Philharmonic. As part of this partnership, fourteen Houston Symphony musicians journeyed to Paipa, Colombia to … Continue reading

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The Tour that Will Forever Change My Life #LaJovenEnTexas

On June 23, fourteen Houston Symphony musicians traveled thousands of miles to Colombia to begin our orchestra’s first ever educational partnership with one of Latin America’s finest youth ensembles, the Colombian Youth Philharmonic (Filarmónica Joven de Colombia). Our musicians have been in the small town … Continue reading

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Colombian Youth Philharmonic Dual Residency Begins

The Houston Symphony is proud to impact communities at home and abroad. Through a deep partnership with the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia (Colombian Youth Philharmonic)—a pre-professional training orchestra from Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s home country—the Houston Symphony, in partnership with … Continue reading

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