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2019 – 2020 Season Youth Concerto Competition

The Clear Lake Symphony will hold its Youth Concerto Competition on January 25, 2020 for young artists from Houston area high schools, junior highs, and elementary schools.  The winners will be provided with a scholarship and perform as a featured soloist with the Symphony at the March 20, 2020 concert at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Nassau Bay.  All Applications must be submitted on-line by November 25, 2019.  See bottom of the this page for more information.

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Christmas is the Season  for Giving
“Giving Tuesday”
December 3, 2019

The Clear Lake Symphony has joined “Giving Tuesday”, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.  “GivingTuesday” is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support. 
 There will be envelopes in the Christmas “Pops” Concerts program to make a Christmas donation to the Symphony.  Bring your check or cash to make a donation to the Clear Lake Symphony.  Credit cards will be accepted the night of the concerts at the ticket sales table.   If you are unable to attend the concerts or would like to make a end of year donation, click on this link to make your donation via credit card via PayPal .  You can also make a donation by check and mail it  to: Clear Lake Symphony, P.O. Box 890582, Houston, TX  77289-0582.  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.

  
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 and  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.

2019 – 2020 Season Schedule

Join the Symphony as it celebrates its 44th Anniversary with a “Season of Music” on September 20, 2019 as the season opens with its popular Fall “Pops” concert.   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 PMClick here for the 2019 – 2020 Season Concerts Brochure.

2019 – 2020 Season Concerts

December 6 and December 7, 2019

Christmas “Pops” Concert

Robert Wall

Associate Conductor

Christmas Seasonal Favorites

Click here for Program Notes

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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February 7, 2020

Dr. Charles Johnson

Conductor

Teen-Age Composers

Mozart – Symphony No. 6 (age 11)

Mendelssohn – Concerto for Violin & Piano (age 14)

Cheng-Wei Hsieh, violin (guest artist)

Xuefel Liu, piano (guest artist)

Korngold – Sinfonietta (age 15)

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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March 20, 2020

Dr. Charles Johnson

Conductor

Winners – Youth Concerto Competition

Beethoven – Overture in C, Opus 115

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

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April 24, 2020

Dr. Charles Johnson

Conductor

Old Wine in New Bottles

Bach-Respighi – Passacaglia in C minor

Tchalkovosky – Suite No. 4 (Mozartiana)

Scott-Johnson – Impressions from the Jungle Book

Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Weber

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 11 Issue 3 – November 28, 2019 – “December 6 & 7, 2019 Christmas Pops Concert”

2019 – 2020 Season Youth Concerto Competition

The Clear Lake Symphony will hold its Youth Concerto Competition on January 25, 2020 for young artists from Houston area high schools, junior highs, and elementary schools.  The winners will be provided with a scholarship and perform as a featured soloist with the Symphony at the March 20, 2020 concert at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Nassau Bay.  All Applications must be submitted on-line by November 25, 2019.

Winners can be viewed on this website by clicking on the below link.

Click here for the winners of the 2019 Youth Concerto Competition
  
The Winners of the 2019 Youth Concerto Competition can also be found on the “Clear Lake Symphony” Facebook page.

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