Tag Archives: Robert Franz

A Saxophonist Named Salvador: A Symphony Success Story!

A junior from Galena Park High School and saxophone student, Salvador excelled locally and nationally under the guidance of Dave Connor, a Houston Symphony Community-Embedded Musician. Salvador’s growth in musical interpretation and execution prepared him for Texas Music Educators Association All-State and Interlochen auditions. Continue reading

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Robert Franz & East Meets West

Tonight, Houston Symphony Associate Conductor Robert Franz will lead our orchestra in a fascinating East Meets West program at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Recently, I got to ask Maestro Franz a few questions about his inspiration for this unique and interesting … Continue reading

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Community Orchestras Jam at Jones Hall!

Last week, two of Houston’s many community orchestras joined forces with Robert Franz and the Houston Symphony for two evenings of side-by-side rehearsals. The Houston Civic Symphony rehearsed with the Houston Symphony on Tuesday, September 2, and the Texas Medical … Continue reading

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A Legend in the Making: Judith Hill Comes to the Houston Symphony

Not many people can claim to have shared the stage with a diverse array of legends including Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Josh Groban, Dave Grohl and Adam Levine, but singer/songwriter Judith Hill is one who can, … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition Winners!

Thirteen musicians, ranging in age from 13 through 18, competed in the Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition on January 4, 2014. These exceptionally talented students represented violin, viola, cello, piano, flute, clarinet and horn. Our three judges hailed from NYC, … Continue reading

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