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

American Trios!

March 11 | 7:30pm 

Light, Land and Sea

April 8 | 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.


Program Notes: The White Album by Mark Kilstofte

Musiqa will perform The White Album by composer Mark Kilstofte, as a part of The White Album, January 7, at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Zilkha Hall. Program Notes I began to assemble the poems of The White Album years ago during a residency at Copland... read more

Performance Preview: Piano Trio No. 2 by Pierre Jalbert

Musiqa will perform Piano Trio No. 2 by Musiqa composer Pierre Jalbert, as a part of The White Album, January 7, the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Zilkha Hall. Program Note My second piano trio was written for the Morgenstern Trio (from Germany) for the... read more

Performance Preview: “Natura Morta” by David Rakowski

Musiqa will perform Natura Morta by New England-based composer David Rakowski, as a part of The White Album, January 7, the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Zilkha Hall. Program Note Natura Morta (2015) was the first piece I wrote after a long and trying bout... read more

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