Around the World
WINNER OF FIVE AWARDS FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
OCTOBER 23-26, 2012 AT 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
THE PROGRAM IS FREE TO SCHOOLS. ALL PROGRAM COSTS ARE COVERED, including an in-school workshop, a CD and DVD for every classroom, school bus transportation and the downtown performance.
To book your school, please contact Annalisa Minnitti at 713: 315-2428 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Winner of five consecutive Access to Artistic Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (2008-2011), "Around the World with Musiqa" is the nationally acclaimed interactive, multi-media program that has been performed for nearly 25,000 public school students in the past seven years.
The program is free to schools. All program costs are covered, including: a pre-concert, in-school workshop;a CD and DVD for every classroom; free school bus transportation; and the live performance at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
Upcoming performances are October 23-26, 2012 at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. To book your school, please contact Annalisa Minnitti at 713: 315-2428 or email@example.com. For more information, please contact Gina Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713: 524-5678. A demo DVD is available upon request.
The stellar cast includes soprano Karol Bennett; actress Eva Laporte; cellist Richard Belcher; pianist Melissa Marse; flutist Leone Buyse; clarinetist Michael Webster; violinist Cecilia Weinkauff; and percussionist Blake Wilkins. Surtitles enable students to follow and sing along with the lyrics. Lighting, props and sound effects create a fully theatrical experience.
Around the World with Musiqa is presented in collaboration with the Hobby Center for the Perfoming Arts’ “Discovery Series.”
Musiqa is funded in part by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance and the National Endowment for the Arts. Support for this program has been provided by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Baxter Trust, Anne and Albert Chao, the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, the Herzstein Foundation, Houston Endowment Inc., Reinnette and Stan Marek, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Simmons Foundation, the Strake Foundation, Target, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the Toomim Foundation and the Wolff Foundation.