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WELCOME TO THE NEW 2022 – 2023 SEASON !

The Clear Lake Symphony, with Music Director, Dr. Charles Johnson, starts its 47th season in the fall of 2022. 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.

2022 – 2023 SEASON TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
One can save up to $13 by purchasing season tickets and save time by not having to wait in-line to purchase tickets for each concert.  Season tickets are available to purchase from EYE TRENDS, 515 Bay Area Blvd., Suite 300 (next door to Starbucks), (281) 488-0066 (cash or checks only), by Mail by filling out the ticket order form on the Season Concerts Brochure (click on link below) or by purchasing them at the Ticket Box Office at the September 16, 2022 Fall “Pops” Concert.
Click here for the 2022 – 2023 Season Concerts Brochure and Order Form

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE CLEAR LAKE SYMPHONY

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.

 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

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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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September 16, 2022

Fall “Pops” Concert

Robert Wall

Associate Conductor

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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October 21, 2022

Spanish Heritage Concert

Dr. Charles Johnson

Conductor

Ritmos – Turina

Hommage a Liege – Piazzola

Dr. Joe Pouzar, accordion; Carole Ponzar Overturf, flute

Iberia, Book 1 – Albeniz

Dances from “Estanzia” – Ginastera

Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Dukas

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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December 2, 2022

Christmas “Pops” Concert

Robert Wall

Associate Conductor

Holiday Favorites

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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January 20, 2023

Great Composers Concert

Dr. Charles Johnson

Conductor

Overture to “La Forza del Destino” – Verdi 

Preludes to Acts I & III of “Tristan and Isolde” – Wagner

Symphony No. 7 – Beethoven

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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March 24, 2023

Youth Concerto Competition Winners Concert

Dr. Charles Johnson

Conductor

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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May 12, 2023

Musical Travelog Concert

Dr. Charles Johnson

Conductor

Overture to “Il Turco in Italien” – Russini

Africa – Saint-Saens
(Nancy Weems, piano)

Finlandia – Sibelius

On The Steppes of Central Asia – Borodin

España – Chabrier

Nancy Weems

Soloist, piano

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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SYMPHONY NEWSLETTER

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

Current Newsletter:

Volume 14 Issue 1 (August 24, 2022) – Fall “Pops” Concert  – September 16, 2022

2022 – 2023 Season Youth Concerto Competition

The Clear Lake Symphony will hold its annual Youth Concerto Competition on January  7 &8, 2023 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.  The winners will perform on the March 24th concert in 2023. 

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