Young Professionals Backstage
YPB is a society of young professionals under 40 that mixes behind-the-scenes access and up-in-front support of the Houston Symphony. If you enjoy music, want to be more connected to the Houston arts scene, or like meeting new people with similar interests, YPB is for you!
To join, purchase a YPB ticket package or buy individual YPB tickets for $45 each, call (713) 224-7575, Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm
The 2013-14 YPB Season
Luck be a Lady
Starring Megan Hilty from NBC's Smash
Friday, November 15, 2013, 8pm
Steve Reineke, conductor
Megan Hilty, vocalist
Aaron Lazar, vocalist
Time Magazine calls her "the new princess of Broadway." Megan Hilty, the multi-talented star of NBC's Smash and Broadway musicals Wicked and 9 to 5, will pay special tribute to the tunes made famous by stars like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James and Dolly Parton.
The Planets and The Earth – An HD Odyssey
Saturday, January 11, 2014, 8 pm
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Women of the Houston Symphony Chorus
Charles Hausmann, director
The Earth – An HD Odyssey
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra
The Planets – An HD Odyssey
Holst: The Planets
In this unprecedented multimedia event, the Houston Symphony will perform a back-to-back lineup of the first two installments in the HD Odyssey series – The Planets and The Earth (formerly Orbit). Experience the Houston Symphony's new Music Director Designate Andrés Orozco-Estrada in action!
Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 8 pm
Hans Graf, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy
Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso for
Cello and Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations for
Cello and Orchestra
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3
Conductor Laureate Hans Graf leads the Symphony in a powerful all- Russian program. First, hear the ripening love and impending tragedy in Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet. Then, hear rising-star cellist Johannes Moser perform Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations.
The YPB 3-concert Subscription includes these three concerts, a pre-concert YPB mixer on the Mezzanine level of Jones Hall and a post-concert After Party with free drinks and tasty bites!
YPB Subscriber Benefits
YPB subscribers get the best value! Our specially priced 3-, 6- or 9-concert packages start at only $120 and already include the $75 membership fee and benefits. That's like getting 3 concerts and all the added benefits for just $40 per concert!
- Low price - Save more than 35% on tickets and get a 20% discount on single tickets to additional concerts.
- FREE drink - We’ll give you one free pre-concert drink at Jones Hall for each of the concerts in your subscription package.
- Networking opportunities - Through partnerships with other arts organizations and volunteer activities, YPB is the perfect place to grow your professional circle.
- FREE parking and exchange privileges - If you purchase a 9-concert subscription, you’re eligible to receive free parking and can exchange your tickets to another performance for free!
- Up-close contact with Houston Symphony - You’ll have the chance to meet Symphony musicians, and can purchase discounted tickets to social events like the Houston Symphony Ball and After Party.
- Excludes Symphony Specials and is limited to availability
YPB Subscription Prices for 2013-2014:
3-concert Base Package $120
Includes subscriber benefits, 3 official YPB concerts + After Parties
6-concert Package $195
Includes the base package plus 3 additional Thursday/Friday night
concerts of your choice!
9-concert Package $252
Includes the base packages plus 6 additional Thursday/Friday night
concerts of your choice, PLUS free parking and free exchange privileges
To purchase the YPB ticket package, call (713) 224-7575, Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm
Don't want a subscription? YPB Membership Benefits
Membership in YPB is $75 annually. YPB non-subscriber members can:
- Attend events free, including lectures, happy hours, open rehearsals and the pre-concert mixer at official YPB concerts
- Purchase single tickets to official YPB concert events for $25 each, which include a post-concert after party with free drinks and hors d'oeuvres
- Purchase single tickets at a 20% discount
Call (713) 224-7575 Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
If you’d like to become more involved with YPB, we’re always looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers to help during our events and throughout the season. For more information about opportunities available, please contact Georgia McBride at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2012 - 2013 Season Recap
12-13 Season Kickoff Party
YPB's All Keyed Up!
YPB's MAMBO! West Side Story Concert + Afterparty
YPB's MozART + Mixers!