FBSO is honored to feature a work by artist Ayad Fadel at CARMINA BURANA! The work will be raffled off to support FBSO’s continued mission to bring Culture to Your Doorstep. Ayad shares his vision and creative process for his piece, “America Maestra” below. Don’t forget to grab your tickets to CARMINA BURANA. Sunday May 21, 2017
Category Archives: 2016-2017 Season
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!
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
FBSO will be premiering John Grimmett and Jason Carlson’s A Letter from a Mother to Her Son at our “Texas, Our Texas” concert this February. John took some time to write about his experiences in crafting a musical work for FBSO that is both a poignant picture of a relationship and a rallying cry for love
Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular is a family holiday event featuring the cast of Cirque Musica together with all-time favorite holiday songs performed by the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra. Cirque Musica is a concert and visual experience where audiences journey into a world of high-flying adventure with amazing acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer, too.