New Pathways | Houston Selects Eight Arts Organizations to Participate in Coaching and Incubating Innovation

EmcArts is delighted to announce that eight arts organizations, participants in New Pathways for the Arts | Houston, have been selected to move forward into the second phase of the program within two tracks of engagement, On-Site Organizational Coaching and Incubating Innovation. All 8 organizations have shown considerable courage, vulnerability, and strength in choosing to move forward in this way amidst recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey.

Houston Chamber Choir Featured in Arts + Culture Magazine

We are so excited that our upcoming season has been featured in Arts + Culture Magazine! 

"The 26 members of the Houston Chamber Choir devote their artistry to the voice. With a new recording in the finishing stages (the complete choral works of Maurice Duruflé, the choir’s fifth commercial release) and new Executive Director Aileen Roberts joining the team, Simpson is excited about the future. 'We are the oldest and most established professional choir in town, and Houston has fertile soil for growing a professional choir.'" (Sherry Cheng, Arts + Culture Magazine)

Check out the full article here!

Five Concert Subscription Series Designed to Attract Young Professionals

Five Concert Subscription Series Designed to Attract Young Professionals

Ars Lyrica Houston, Da Camera, Houston Chamber Choir, Mercury, and River Oaks Chamber Orchestra collaborate in a five-concert subscription series designed to attract young professionals. The series, called Circle of Fifths, includes special event invitations, backstage tours, a ‘bring a friend’ pass, complimentary drinks, and opportunities to mix and mingle with other concert-goers.

Christian McBride Performs Commissioned Work with the Houston Chamber Choir

The Houston Chamber Choir’s 20th Anniversary season will reach its climactic finish in an evening of jazz with virtuoso bassist and five-time Grammy winner Christian McBride. The Christian McBride Trio including pianist Christian Sands, and drummer Jerome Jennings, will headline the concert where the centerpiece is a world premiere of McBride’s groundbreaking work for jazz ensemble and choir.

Mexicantos: Celebrating Mexico's Rich Choral Tradition

In tribute to the music and culture of Mexico, Houston Chamber Choir will perform a program of Mexican choral music entitled, “Mexicantos.” The brilliance of Mexico’s choral tradition will be on full display as the Chamber Choir presents works from the country’s golden age of polyphony to its present-day gems, including a rediscovered work performed for the first time in 250 years.