Reel Forces

Reflections of humanity, memory, and conflict


LOFT Concert: Cheryl Donegan

February 7
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Reel Forces

February 22

Counting Up

March 22
First Congregational Church

Mass Observation

April 13
St Philip Presbyterian Church

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.”

Questions + Artists: Karim Al-Zand

We had a few nagging questions for Karim Al-Zand, a member of Musiqa's Artistic Board whose piece "Six Bagatelles" will be premiered at Traces of Blue. How does one become a composer? What is his piece going to be like, especially since it's based on abstract art? And...

Performance Preview: “Six Bagatelles” by Karim Al-Zand

Musiqa will premiere Six Bagatelles as a part of the in the upcoming concert, Traces of Blue, at the MATCH on January 12, 2019. Program Note Six Bagatelles is inspired by the work of abstract artist Robert Motherwell (1915–1991). The six short pieces which make up...

Inner Chamber Ep. 3: Improv Art and Guitar

Although our Speed-Composing Challenges have resulted in two wild world premieres, for our latest episode of Inner Chamber, I sat down with not a composer, but an artist. It came to me in a flash of divine inspiration: ever since I met Geraldina for the first time to...