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GREATER HOUSTON'S NEWEST PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRA

Pearland Chamber Orchestra

Upcoming Events

Redemption Church Pearland

September 12th, 2:30pm

Adults $15 / Students & Seniors $10

(under age 5 free)

Guest Conductor


Kirk Smith

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2020 - 2021 Season

Event locations to be announced

Chamber Concert - TBA

September 12th, 2020 2:30pm

December 19th, 2020 2:30pm

May 22nd, 2021 2:30pm

Houston Texas Pearland Chamber orchestra

Our Mission

Quality

Bringing high quality performing arts to Pearland and surrounding areas.

Character

Representing high moral and emotional character within the performing arts and Community

Community

Uniting community in peace and harmony with compassion through quality performing arts.

We have Open Positions!

We are a unique professional orchestra in the Pearland-Houston, TX area. We are always looking for great people to work with! If you are interested in assisting in making this incredible endeavor a long lasting reality, send us a note at [email protected] of your interest and expertise. We look forward to hear from you!

Violin
Bassoon
French Horn
Cello
Percussion
Oboe
Volunteers!

Interested in playing with the Pearland Chamber Orchestra? We would love to hear from you! Send us an email at [email protected]

Our Sponsors and Advertisers

Redemption Church

Houston Music & Arts

Leigh Enterprises

Flauding Music

Hallie Reeves

Doran Steel Inc.

Donors

RHODIUM

$3,000+

Shannon & Wayne Small

PLATINUM

$2,999 - $500


Michael Drapkin

Katie & Chris James

Peace for Pearland

GOLD

$499 - $250

Eugene & Stacy Dowdy


SILVER

$249 - $100

Carola Leuschner

David & Michelle Henley

Ron LaCarna

Kayla & Keith Burque

BRONZE

$99 & under

Patrick Blake

Dee Williams

Mary Garmon

Boyd Fisher

Scott Cummings

Judy Lin

"Brooklyn Model"

Restructuring Classical Music

Michael Drapkin, PhD Candidate, University of Leiden

https://restructuringclassicalmusic.com

The Pearland Orchestra is a proud member of the Brooklyn Model. This dissertation will come up with models and methodologies that will preserve the availability of great classics while developing and proving in performance solutions to these problems, including addressing the Baumol Syndrome and Rightsizing, The Brooklyn Model and Extreme Scoring. These will address many of the economic, ethical, mainstream and compositional issues facing classical music.

Meet Your Orchestra

Conductor

Eugene Dowdy

Concert Master

Medea Guldedava

Principal Flute

Shannon Small

Principal Oboe

Annette Garrett

Principal Clarinet / Composer in Residence

Michael Drapkin

Trumpet

Milton Cousins

Principal French Horn

Matthew Hogan

French Horn

Ben Cummings

Principal Trombone

Joel Brown

Trombone

Brian Wood

Meet Your Orchestra

Substitute Tuba

Keith Alcius

Principal Tuba

Joshua Gansle

Substitute Violin I

Hans Freimanis

Principal Violin II

Sarah Husbands

Viola I

Hallie Reeves

Viola II

Magda Gwosdz

Cello

Dawson Gonzalez

Principal - Bass

Becky Merritt

Harpist

Heather Finley

Percussion

Kayla Bourque

Meet Your Orchestra

Percussion

Vincent Gumkowski

Substitute Oboe

Michael Kasinger

More Position's Avail!

More Position's Avail!

Meet Your Leadership Team

Executive Director, President, Founder

Shannon Small

Creative & Financial Director

Michael Drapkin

Legal Advisor

Co-Founder

Sarah Husbands

Stage Manager

Co-Founder

Wayne Small

Director of Marketing

Chris James

Meet Your Leadership Team

Artist Director, Conductor

Eugene Dowdy

Administrative & Publicity Assistant

Cathy Quock

Personnel Manager

Ray Fisher

Seeking Board, Advisors & Committee Members!

Volunteers needed! This could be you!

Contact us!

Awards & Recognition