Questions + Artists: Geraldina Interiano Wise

Questions + Artists: Geraldina Interiano Wise

When I met Geraldina Interiano Wise for the first time at her studio just a few blocks from Musiqa’s Silver Street office, the first thing I noticed was her hands. They were constantly in motion — graceful, sweeping gestures and small, twitching movements. Her fingers...

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Introducing “Inner Chamber: A Musiqa Podcast”

Introducing “Inner Chamber: A Musiqa Podcast”

For Musiqa’s inaugural episode of our podcast, Inner Chamber, Artistic Administrator Emma Wine sits down with saxophonist Dan Gelok and composer Joel Love to chat about their most inspired and embarrassing musical moments, what it’s like for a composer to write for...

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Niko Yamamoto is named 2018-19 Emerging Composer Fellow

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...

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Musiqa goes back to school!

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...

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Musiqa announces its 2018-19 season

Musiqa announces its 2018-19 season

Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is proud to announce its 2018-19 season. Building on the bold, adventurous programming of previous years, Musiqa’s seventeenth season features new, exciting...

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Musiqa celebrates 100th performance of “Around the World with Musiqa”

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.

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Theo Chandler named 2017-18 Emerging Composer Fellow

Theo Chandler named 2017-18 Emerging Composer Fellow

The Emerging Composer Fellowship, formerly known as the Composer+Intern program, identifies promising artistic talent and provides mentoring from acclaimed Houston area composers, and professional opportunities in an innovative contemporary music chamber ensemble. The...

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