Tuesday, February 17, 2015
7:00 P. M.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Houston Symphony Brass Ensemble featuring
Principal Trumpet Mark Hughes
A Brass Ensemble from the Houston Symphony featuring Principal Trumpet, Mark Hughes, will present the program for the Tuesday, February 17 meeting of the Houston Symphony League Bay Area at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. This special evening performance will begin with a social time at 7:00 PM with the meeting beginning at 7:30 pm and the program at 7:45 pm. Guests are welcome to this free concert.
Mark Hughes has held the position of Principal Trumpet with the Houston Symphony since 2006. Previously, Hughes was Associate Principal Trumpet with the Atlantic Symphony for 12 years. He has appeared with the Houston Symphony orchestra on several occasions including the performance of the Shostakovich Concerto #1 for Piano and Trumpet with Jon Kimura Parker, a performance heard nationally on American Public Radio’s “Symphony Cast.” Since his arrival in Houston, Hughes has recorded with the Boston and Atlanta Symphonies and continues to be in demand as a soloist with orchestras and in recital.
Hughes will be joined in this concert by other members of the Symphony’s Brass Section.
Social time begins at 7:00 pm and the meeting will begin at 7:30 pm.
Gloria Dei Lutheran is located at 18220 Upper Bay Road in Nassau Bay, 2 blocks south of the Johnson Space Center.
The Houston Symphony League Bay Area (HSLBA) is a dream realized by Fran Strong and Selma Neumann, the first presidents.
Chartered in 1976 under the auspices of the Houston Symphony, its mission is to promote music appreciation and enrichment.
HSLBA presents music programs for all students in CCISD elementary schools.
Membership is open to anyone who wants to enjoy, support or promote the music of the Houston Symphony. Guests are always welcome.
For further information about monthly meetings contact us at 281-488-4459.