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WELCOME, AS THE SYMPHONY TRANSITIONS

TO THE NEW 2024 – 2025 SEASON !

The Clear Lake Symphony will start its 49th season in the fall of 2024. The Symphony, recognized as a premiere community orchestra, is a member of ASCAP, and BMI. Its goals are to present classical music for the residents of the Bay Area and to provide opportunities for Bay Area musicians to create a variety of musical experiences for the enjoyment of the community. Six regular season performances including the Christmas “Pops” will be held featuring various classical selections and guest soloists.

 All concerts will be held at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Auditorium, 18220 Upper Bay Road in Nassau Bay across from NASA Johnson Space Center at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

2024 – 2025 SEASON TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

Join us to celebrate the 49th season with the Clear Lake Symphony by acquiring season tickets for the new 2024-2025 Concert Season at the June 7th concert.  One can save up to $20 by purchasing season tickets and saves time by not having to stand in-line to purchase tickets at each concert.

   Season tickets are also available from EYE TRENDS, 515 Bay Area Blvd., Suite 300 (next door to Starbucks – cash or checks only) or by printing and mailing the Ticket Order Form which can be found in the newsletter, click here.

The Fall “Pops” concert on September 20, 2024 will be your last chance to purchase season tickets at the ticket box office.  After September 20th, only individual tickets for the remaining season concert may be purchased.

To view/print the 2024 – 2025 Season Brochure, click here.

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE CLEAR LAKE SYMPHONY

Your donation will allow the Clear Lake Symphony to continue to present exceptional classical music for the residents of the Bay Area, to provide opportunities for Bay Area musicians to create a variety of musical experiences for the enjoyment of the community, enhance the music education of the community through the annual Youth Concerto Competitions. Thank you for supporting the Bay Area’s own Clear Lake Symphony, an IRS 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

Please consider making a donation of any amount to the Clear Lake Symphony to offset production costs of these concerts.  Click here to make your donation Thank you!

Donors will be recognized on the Symphony’s “Hall of Honor” for donations of $100 or more on this web site and in the Symphony’s concert programs.

On-Line Donation
Make an on-line donation by credit card via PayPal by clicking here.

 Make checks payable to: “Clear Lake Symphony”.  All contributions can be mailed to:
Clear Lake Symphony
Attn: Betty Wall
P. O. Box 890582
Houston, TX 77289-0582

NEWSLETTER

 The Clear Lake Symphony Orchestra presents a fun evening of classical  music.  If you are not currently on the Symphony’s eNewsletter list, please sign up by going to this link to get updated information on all concerts: Newsletter Signup

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UPCOMINGSEASON CONCERTS

June 7, 2024

“Beetoven, Offenbach, Prokofiev”  Concert

Robert Wall

Conductor

Dr. Andrew Staupe, piano

Click here for bio

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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For 2024 – 2025 Season Brochure, click here.

UPCOMING 2024 – 2025 SEASON CONCERTS

September 20, 2024

Fall “Pops” Concert

Robert Wall
Conductor

Wizard of Oz – arr. Sayre
Lyric Metal – Balmages
More from “Mondo Cane” – arr. Hayman
Nessun Dorma from “Turandot” – Puccini
—Soloist – Nigel Zamora, electric guitar
Music From “Frozen” – arr. Krogstad
Night and Day – arr. Lewis
Begin the Beguine – Porter/Wall
—-Soloist – Robert Wall, clarinet
Granada – arr. Sayre

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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October 25, 2024

Robert Wall
Conductor

Russlan and Ludmilla – Glinka
Adagio for Strings – Barber
Concertino for Horn – Von Weber
—-Soloist – Dr. Lindsay Smith, horn
Symphony No. 9 (New World) – Dvorak

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
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Saturday, December 7, 2024

Matinee Performance: 1:30 PM
Evening Performance: 7:30 PM

Christmas “Pops” Concert

Robert Wall
Conductor

Holiday Favorites
with
Cloria Dei Chorale

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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March 14, 2025

“Youth Concerto Competition Winners” Concert

Robert Wall
Conductor

“An Italian in Algiers” Overture – Rossini

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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May 2, 2025

Robert Wall
Conductor

“Die Fledermaus” Overture – Strauss
De Falla – Nights in the Gardens of Spain – (Dr. Janice Fehlauer, piano)
Symphony No. 3 – Schumann

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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June 13, 2025

Robert Wall
Conductor

Russian Sailor’s Dance – Gliere
Piano Concerto #2 – Rachmaninoff
 (Dr. Stephanie Chen, piano)
Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony)- Saint-Saens
 (Guest – Dr. Bart Morrison, organ)

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

SYMPHONY NEWSLETTER

Click here for more information, previous newsletters and to sign up.  

Current Newsletter:

Volume 15 Issue 6 (June 2, 2024) – “Beethoven, Offenbach, Prokofiev” Concert – June 7, 2024

2024 – 2025 Season Youth Concerto Competition

The Clear Lake Symphony will hold its annual Youth Concerto Competition on January 18, 2025 for young artists from Houston area high schools, junior highs, and elementary schools.  The winners will be provided with a scholarship and the opportunity to perform with the Symphony at the March 14, 2025 concert.  A total of fifty three (53) contestants participated in the 2024 competition.

The 2024 Youth Concerto Winners are pictured below.

The winners of the 2024 Youth Concerto Competition can be viewed by clicking here.  Congratulations to all the Winners!

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