About Houston Symphony

Conductors

Read about Houston Symphony conductors, including Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor Laureate Hans Graf, Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski and Associate Conductor Robert Franz.

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Houston Symphony Musicians

Meet the musicians of the Houston Symphony through images and biographies.  Explore each section to get familiar with the talented performers that make up our proud orchestra.  All photos captured by Associate Principal Bassoonist Eric Arbiter.

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Houston Symphony Chorus

The Houston Symphony Chorus is the official choral unit of the Houston Symphony. Each season the volunteer chorus prepares and presents great choral-orchestral masterworks under the baton of conductors of international acclaim.

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Board & Staff

The 60+ member staff of the Houston Symphony, led by Executive Director/CEO Mark Hanson, works collaboratively with the Symphony board of 120+ devoted community leaders, currently led by President Bob Peiser.

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Houston Symphony Leagues

The Houston Symphony Leagues - Central and Bay Area - were founded to support numerous education, outreach and fundraising projects through the efforts of enthusiastic and engaged volunteers who give their time and energy to support and promote the Houston Symphony.

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Leadership Councils

 

History & Mission

The Houston Symphony is celebrating its Centennial Season in 2013-14.  At this moment, it's time to reflect on our proud past and compose our exciting future.  The mission of the Houston Symphony is to inspire and enrich the lives of Houston's diverse citizenry through outstanding symphonic music performed by our great orchestra.

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FAQ

Get answers for frequently asked questions about the Houston Symphony and the concert experience.  If we don't address your questions in this section, please don't hesitate to email us at office@houstonsymphony.org

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News Room

Our Press Room contains contact information for our Houston Symphony Communications department, as well as press releases and other materials helpful to our friends and supporters in the media.

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Latest Symphony News

Houston Chronicle, September 19, 2014
Symphony's Orozco-Estrada hits new high with Strauss

NBC News, September 12, 2014
Houston Symphony's 1st Latino Music Director, Andres Orozco-Estrada

Your Houston News, September 10, 2014
Houston Symphony welcomes Colombian ‘dreamer’ as new conductor

Houston Chronicle, September 9, 2014
Pianist Gabriela Montero always ready to improv