Origin Stories

October 6
Duncan Recital Hall

Family Concert: Around the World with Musiqa

October 25
The Hobby Center, Zilkha Hall

Between the Lines

November 2
First Congregational Church

LOFT Concert: Nicolas Moufarrege

November 15
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Featured Artists

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.

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

“Every concert is an artistic escapade.”


“Exhilarating, challenging, entertaining.”

Musiqa celebrates 100th performance of “Around the World with Musiqa”

On October 25, 2017, Musiqa presented its 100th show of “Around the World with Musiqa.” Introduced in 2004 “Around the World with Musiqa” is an original production created by the Musiqa composers that uses modern arrangements of folk songs to teach students musical concepts. The show is presented annually at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts’ Discovery Series.

“Around the World with Musiqa” weathers storm for a 13th season

It's been nearly eight weeks since Hurricane Harvey made landfall and inundated metro Houston will record-setting rainfall and flooding. Theatre district venues downtown—the Alley Theater, the Wortham Theater and Jones Hall—were severely damaged. The Hobby Center for...

Anthony Brandt and David Eagleman explore humankind’s drive to create in new book “The Runaway Species”

What lies at the heart of humanity’s ability―and drive―to create? New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist David Eagleman teams up with Musiqa Artistic Director and acclaimed composer Anthony Brandt in a wide-ranging exploration of human creativity. In...