Moores School of Music Texas Music Festival at CWMP: Made in America
June 17, 2011
CELEBRATE THE ARTS! A world-renowned symphony and ballet, gifted musicians from around the world, award-winning children’s performers…it’s all in your own backyard at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s 2011 Performing Arts Season. This season encompasses a journey filled with classical music, dancing, tributes to late, great musicians, patriotic fanfare, Italian pop and more. The season features eight exhilarating performances by the Houston Symphony. The Texas Music Festival Orchestra returns to the stage along with Houston Ballet for a mixed-repertory program.
Friday, June 17
Made in America
University of Houston - Moores School of Music Texas Music Festival Orchestra - Mei-Ann Chen, (pictured) conductor
8 p.m. / Gates open at 7 p.m.
Join us as more than 100 gifted musicians from around the world, in conjunction with the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival, return to The Pavilion for a summer concert extraordinaire. The festival is an intensive four-week study program at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music.
Under the direction of Mei-Ann Chen, these young artists perform Jennifer Higdon’s “Blue Cathedral” and Aaron Copeland’s “Symphony No. 3.”
The finalists and winner of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition will be announced.
Pre-concert activities begin in the North Plaza begin at 7 p.m.
The Pavilion offers these extraordinary performances for no cost with free mezzanine and lawn seating for all Houston Symphony concerts and Houston Ballet’s performance, as well as free seating at the Star-Spangled Salute and Texas Music Festival Orchestra.
Plus, picnics are welcome at all performing arts events. Bring your family to The Pavilion in 2011 and celebrate the arts!