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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

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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

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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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Kids say the funniest things…

One of my favorite things about conducting education concerts is the time just before the concert starts. I have made it my practice to stand in the lobby and greet our young concert attendees (usually with a bottle of hand … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our Oh Snap Photo Contest winners!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our first ever Oh Snap! Summer Symphony Nights photo contest! You guys took some awesome pictures during our concert series at Miller Outdoor Theatre in June and for the Fourth of July, making it … Continue reading

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