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May 2017

Atlas, Plural, Monumental

May 4 | 6:30 pm
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Free

Join us for a free and informal performance of modern classical music presented in connection with the exhibition "Atlas, Plural, Monumental". The evening’s unique program, which was created to complement the exhibit of the same name, features two world premieres commissioned by Musiqa that both involve audience participation. The first is Chapman Welch's Along the Bond Line, scored for percussion trio and electronics. In Welch’s work, audience members' cell phones become instruments, playing sound clips accessed from a website created…

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July 2017

Julydoscope

July 15 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street
Houston, 77010 United States
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Julydoscope

Join Houston Cinema Arts Society’s 7th annual Julydoscope for a picnic-perfect* evening of music, poetry, and film on Saturday, July 15, at Discovery Green®. Hosted by Houston’s own Ernie Manouse, the space-inspired event will kick off at 7 PM with trivia, giveaways, and free poems upon request by the Inprint Poetry Buskers. As the sun sets, sit back and enjoy a live saxophone quartet concert by MUSIQA and a family-friendly compilation of CineSpace short films. *Bring your own basket of delectables or pick…

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September 2017

Harvey Relief Concert

September 8 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MATCH Box 4 / Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Harvey Relief Concert

APOLLO CHAMBER PLAYERS | MUSIQA HOUSTON | JAZZ FOREVER DEDICATED TO THE VICTIMS OF HARVEY Support Harvey relief efforts by attending a concert presented by Apollo Chamber Players, Musiqa Houston, and Jazz Forever. All proceeds from this event will go towards the Harvey Relief Funds via Greater Houston Community Foundation and Catholic Charities Houston. Program includes a premiere by Houston-based composer Mark Buller.

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Bodies in Motion

September 23 | 7:30 pm
The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Zilkha Hall, 800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Bodies in Motion

Featuring KINETIC, new pieces by Annie Arnoult and Jane Weiner, and the world premiere of work by Marcus Maroney Buy Tickets Musiqa and Open Dance Project present a compelling evening of world premieres featuring KINETIC, the conductorless orchestra. Highlights of the program include two new pieces choreographed by Open Dance Project Artistic Director Annie Arnoult to riveting works for string orchestra by Musiqa composers Pierre Jalbert and Marcus Maroney.  Plus guest artist Jane Weiner, founder and artistic director of Hope…

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ARTS 4 ALL After-Party

September 23 | 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Zilkha Hall, 800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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$55 94 tickets left

Enjoy a special celebration onstage and join Musiqa and Open Dance Project’s efforts to keep the arts in underserved public schools damaged by Harvey "Our hearts go out to the many people who have suffered in Hurricane Harvey.  In a few weeks, our teaching artist will begin visiting public school campuses all across the city, teaching them the songs that they’ll sing as part of our program “Around the World with Musiqa.”  We’ve done these shows for twelve years, serving over two…

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October 2017

Musical and Literary Ofrenda

October 30 | 5:30 pm
Lawndale Art Center, 4912 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Dia de Los Muertos Music and literary ofrendas

Musiqa celebrates the Mexican “Day of the Dead” with our annual five-way collaboration Musical and Literary Ofrenda at Lawndale Art Center. This free event is a collaboration with River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Lawndale Arts Center, Inprint, and the Houston Hispanic Forum — all promoted by The Mexican Consulate. The five original musical “ofrendas” (offerings) — commissioned by ROCO from Musiqa composers — are woven amongst four original prose texts by Inprint authors, surrounded by the beautiful retablos (alterpieces) on display at Lawndale.  

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November 2017

LOFT Concert: Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped

November 9 | 6:30 pm
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Annabeth Rosen

Musiqa presents a free concert inspired by the exhibition Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped in the Brown Foundation Gallery. This LOFT concert features the following personnel: Brandon Bell, percussion; Amanda Galick, flute; Craig Hauschildt, percussion; Luke Hubley, percussion; and Timothy Roy, sound design. On the Program: George Crumb: "An Idyll for the Misbegotten" for amplified flute and electronics Mary-Ellen Childs: "Three" for three percussionists Joel Love: "In the Gloaming" for glockenspiel and percussion Frederic Rzewski: "To the Earth" for solo percussionist…

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