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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.”


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Musiqa announces winners of national and local competitions for emerging composers

In an effort to increase professional opportunities for emerging composers, Musiqa has selected three early career composers from diverse backgrounds to write new works for its LOFT concert series at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. The Musiqa Artistic Board has...

Musiqa nurtures creative talent, expanding commissioning programs

Thanks to the support of the Composer Circle’s donors, Musiqa has expanded its outreach and support of emerging voices in contemporary music with the creation of the inaugural Emerging Composer Commission. This nationwide competition awards a commission to emerging...

Karol Bennett receives the Father Eugene Merlet Award for Community Service

We are very proud to announce that our Resident Artist, Karol Bennett, is the winner of the Father Eugène Merlet Award for Community Service from the Pro Musicis Foundation, for her tireless dedication to Musiqa's education.  On May 9, 2019, Karol performed and...