Led by four composers, Musiqa’s mission is to enrich and inspire the community through programs that integrate new music with other modern art forms.

Upcoming Events

Musical and Literary Ofrenda

November 1 | 5:30pm 

The White Album

January 7 | 7:30pm 

American Trios!

March 11 | 7:30pm 

I hardly miss a Musiqa performance. Musiqa always introduces me to new music and genres that continue to challenge my thinking and view of art, and life in general. Concerts are always engaging with introductions from composers and opportunities to ask questions.

Joel Luks

Our Programs

Our innovative collaborations and educational programming make modern repertoire accessible and vital to audiences of all ages and musical backgrounds.

Public Concert Series

Downtown Concert Series

Musiqa creates innovative concert experiences that pair new music with literature, film, theatre, visual arts and dance with collaborating organizations such as the Houston Ballet, Houston Cinema Arts Society, Alley Theater, Inprint, FotoFest, Aurora Picture Show and Noble Motion Dance.

LOFT Concert Series

Musiqa presents free informal performances of modern classical music presented in the context of a contemporary art setting. Presented in collaboration with the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
Education Programs

Education Programs

Musiqa’s nationally acclaimed Education Program is one of the largest of its kind in the nation for an ensemble our size. Every year, we reach over 6,000 school children in grades 2 through 12, from 60 different schools across eight area school systems, in the Greater Houston area.


Per Nørgård on why he composes

“I naturally only compose because I think the world lacks something in the music, and now I am going to make that lack because I lack it… So in this way, I always work with new ideas, ideas of my own. And then hopefully it will one day become ideas for... read more

“Every concert is an artistic escapade.”


“Exhilarating, challenging, entertaining.”

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