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

Traces of Blue

January 12

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.”

Niko Yamamoto is named 2018-19 Emerging Composer Fellow

Nicholas "Niko" Yamamoto (b. 1995) is a composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music. His music is largely concerned with the abstraction and juxtaposition of sound and action to transform aural image, subject, and environment. Recent compositions explore the...

Musiqa goes back to school!

Musiqa's teaching artists are heading back to school in preparation for our Fall production run of "Around the World with Musiqa," part of the Hobby Center's Discovery Series education programs. Artistic Director Anthony Brandt tells us everything you need to know...

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.