Tag Archives: Mark Hughes

A Cellist in Colombia – Brinton Smith works with Youth Orchestra

Recently, Houston Symphony principal cellist Brinton Smith and principal trumpet Mark Hughes went to sunny Santa Marta, Colombia to teach and mentor young musicians in the Colombian National Youth Orchestra.  Below are Brinton Smith’s own reflections on their experiences there. … Continue reading

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Mark Hughes, Principal Trumpet, Interviews Chris Botti, Grammy® Award Winning Trumpeter

One of the most exciting things about playing with the Houston Symphony is having the opportunity to perform with legendary guest artists on a regular basis. This weekend, we are excited to host Grammy® Award winning trumpeter Chris Botti. When we … Continue reading

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Inside the Minds of Houston Symphony Musicians

It’s a new year and a time for new beginnings. In the spirit of newness, we thought we’d take a new approach for an interview with our featured soloists for next weekend’s performances of Copland’s Quiet City, on the same … Continue reading

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Mosccow Tour Report- Part 4: Successful Shostakovich!

Here at the Houston Symphony, we are fortunate to have wonderful musicians who are also wonderful writers, willing to share insights from their personal experiences and performers. Below is the third and final blog post submitted by Mark Hughes, Principal … Continue reading

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Mark Hughes, Principal Trumpet, Speaks About Petrouchka

For more information about this weekend’s upcoming Petrouchka and Beethoven concerts, visit http://www.houstonsymphony.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=3692

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