2018-19 Featured Artists
Soprano + Resident Artist
Versatile, imaginative award-winning vocalist and educator heard worldwide in lieder, oratorio, opera, and new music.
Violinist + Violist
Lead String Teacher of the Coda Program, an "El Sistema" based initiative of the Houston Youth Symphony, and Principal Second Violin of the Symphony of South East Texas
Violinist, educator; founder and artistic director of KINETIC, the conductorless ensemble; DMA candidate at Rice University; prizewinner at the Michael Hill International Violin and Klein International Strings competitions.
Clarinetist, conductor, composer, and educator; Professor of Music at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music; Artistic Director of the Houston Youth Symphony; founding member of the Webster Trio.
Da Camera Young Artist, guest principal flutist with the Fort Worth Symphony and the Texas Ballet Theater Orchestra; performed with the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Aperio, and WindSync.
Active chamber musician and educator in the Houston area, delights in bringing old and new music to life with Musiqa, Loop38, ROCO, Ars Lyrica, Mercury, the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Ballet
A “pianistic firecracker”, “full of power and emotion,” Morgulis delivers vivid, imaginative programs to international audiences. A passion for chamber and contemporary music has led to engagements with leading orchestras and ensembles.
Award-winning percussionist and educator; Associate Professor of Music and Director of Percussion Studies at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music
Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Houston, internationally recognized and sought-after as an outstanding young performer and teacher of classical saxophone music.
Associate Conductor for The Shepherd School of Music and Grand Teton Music Festival; conducted the Houston Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Musiqa, Ensemble Modern, and Alarm Will Sound.
Recognized artist on Baroque cello, viola da gamba, and modern cello; Principal Cellist with both the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet; prizewinner in competitions in Germany, France, and Brazil.
Da Camera Young Artist; core member of the KINETIC: The Conductorless Ensemble; Loop38; faculty at the University of St. Thomas.