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Texas Music Festival
The University of Houston
Moores School of Music
120 School of Music Bldg
Houston, TX 77204-4017
Phone: 713-743-3313
Fax: 713-743-3166

Young Artist Series

Season Schedule | Perspective Series | Young Artists Series
Classical Minds | Master Class Schedule

Festival participants have a chance to shine in this FREE Houston summer concert series.

Le Chiavi di Bel Canto
(The Keys to Bel Canto) Vocal Institute Final Concert

Friday, June 8, 2012, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. (FREE)
Joseph Evans and Melanie Sonnenberg, directors
Advanced young artists use the Keys of Bel Canto to unlock the secrets of music by some of opera's greatest composers.

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition Final Round

Sunday, June 10, 2012, Dudley Recital Hall, 2 p.m. (FREE)
Final competition round featuring solo performances by Festival Orchestra musicians. Come and vote for your favorite performer to receive the Audience Favorite Award!

High School and College Jazz Institute Final Concert

Friday, June 15, 2012, Moores Opera House, 7 p.m. (FREE)
Noe Marmolejo, director
Talented high school and college jazz musicians perform classical to contemporary repertoire in a big band setting.

Young Artist Chamber Music

Thursday, June 21, 2012, Dudley Recital Hall, 7 p.m. (FREE)
Small ensemble performances by Orchestra Fellows.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, Room 160, 7 p.m. (FREE)
Small ensemble performances by Orchestra Fellows.

Thursday, June 28, 2012, Dudley Recital Hall, 7 p.m. (FREE)
Small ensemble performances by Orchestra Fellows.

High School Piano Institute Recital

Saturday, June 30, 2012, Dudley Recital Hall, 10 a.m. (FREE)
Nancy Weems, director
Gifted high school pianists perform ensemble works.

Sunday, July 1, 2012, Moores Opera House, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (FREE)
Nancy Weems, director
Recitals by gifted high school pianists.