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Woodlands Symphony to present “HomeGrown” concert, a celebration of Woodlands arts and artists

Katherine AudasThe Woodlands Symphony Orchestra will present a multimedia experience with HomeGrown: A celebration concert honoring the musicians, composers and artists in The Woodlands, the symphony’s final concert in its Cantus Firmus (Fixed Song) season. The concert will take place on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, located at 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive in The Woodlands. Tickets are available atwww.woodlandssymphony.org.

Under the artistic direction of Darryl Bayer, the evening will be orchestrated with a variety of segments that include original compositions, classical favorites, soloists, live performance arts, video/media enhancement and two multi-generational-diverse symphonies on stage at the same time.

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Woodlands Symphony Orchestra season opens with Saturday show

The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra will performing their season opening concert in a special Arts in the Park Event, “Freedom in the Woodlands” on Sept. 12 at Rob Fleming Park in Creekside Village.

The concert will feature the full 60-piece orchestra in a concert of Patriotic Music in the style of the Boston Pops. Award-winning contemporary Christian singer Wayne Watson will join the Woodlands Symphony for the second half of the program to perform his most loved hits in revised orchestrations and introduce his new single, “Heal our Land.” The Woodlands Symphony is lead by Artistic Director Darryl Bayer. click here for complete story

Woodlands Symphony Auditions

The 2015-2016 Woodlands Symphony Orchestra “Resurrection” Season starts now! Auditions will be held at Christ Church United Methodist – Research Forest

Drive in The Woodlands on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Woodlands Symphony has four concerts planned. Many returning musicians have already expressed the desire to join the WSO again this season for the exciting and challenging orchestral works we have selected. By holding open auditions, additional community members will have the same opportunity to join. Please use the Contact Page on the Woodlands Symphony website to reserve a time for Saturday, Aug. 22, and tell the WSO a little bit about your qualifications.

Visit woodlandssymphony.org for more. The first concert of the season is Sept. 12 at the Rob Fleming Pavilion in Creekside Village.

The Woodlands Symphony is back making music again

The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra is making a comeback – after a five-year intermission.

jjhjOne of the original musicians from the symphony, Darryl Bayer, has made it his mission to bring the band back together. He is serving as the organization’s artistic director.

An award-winning musician, recording artist and music educator, Bayer served as principal trumpet player for the original Woodlands Symphony Orchestra for 15 years.

“People in The Woodlands kept coming up to me and asking what was going on with the symphony,” Bayer said. “I would tell them, ‘Nothing. It’s no more.'”

Then, as a rule, they would ask him to do something about it. click here for complete story