It’s that time of year again! FBSO will be hosting SUMMER SESSIONS July 15 & 16, 2017. This fantastic 2-day event provides the opportunity for advanced middle school/high school aged musicians and adults to play side-by-side with members of the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra. In partnership with the City of Sugar Land Cultural Arts Department,
FBSO is honored to feature a work by artist Ayad Fadel at Carmina Burana in May! The work will be raffled off to support FBSO’s continued mission to bring Culture to Your Doorstep. Meet the artist below, and don’t forget to grab you tickets to Carmina Burana. Born in Baghdad, Iraq, Ayad Fadel demonstrated artistic
The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra is extremely fortunate to have the continued support of Dr. William and Mrs. Teresa Cox Reading. From their passion for classical music to their love of Fort Bend, The Reading’s generosity is far-reaching in our community. Dr. Reading was also recently listed as a 2017 “Super Doc” by Living Magazine.
Jodie Jenson’s San Jacinto Overture will have it’s world premier on the Texas, Our Texas concert. She has taken some time to let us in on the story behind her work. I am not a native of Texas, so composing a piece that celebrates Texas proved to be quite a history lesson for me. If
FBSO will be performing Rob Smith’s Push on the Texas, Our Texas concert. Rob is a Professor of Composition and the Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Moores School of Music, University of Houston. He took some time to let us in on his compositional process for this high energy work. The tile “Push” came
Preparing For the Spotlight. By Danette Schuh Maestro Dominique Royem asked me to share how our Dolce Strings Touring Ensemble is getting ready to take the stage this February with the Fort Bend Symphony at their Texas Our Texas concert. In the Suzuki spirit, these eager young musicians have been preparing for this performance since
Thank you Fort Bend Lifestyles and Homes for featuring the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming Texas Our Texas concert in their February magazine. Check us out on page 62!
THE FORT BEND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS NEW WORKS BY CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSERS IN “TEXAS, OUR TEXAS” Sunday, February 19, 2pm Stafford Centre FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas– Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, FBSO continues its 25th season with a performance both composed and performed by living composers and artists
Meet our Principal Trombonist, David Flores.
The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra was recognized by Mayor Zimmerman and the Sugar Land City Council on December 20, 2016 in celebration of our 25th Anniversary. The Certificate of Recognition reads: Office of the Mayor Sugar Land, Texas Certificate of Recognition Fort Bend symphony Orchestra Silver Jubilee The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra founded in 1992