The Moores School of Music will celebrate the music of Samuel Barber (1910-1981), the gifted American Composer who infused expressive romantic lyricism into 20th-century classical music. Pre-concert remarks and program notes will be given by Dr. Howard Pollack, UH John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Music History. The performance will showcase 13 faculty members from the string, wind, voice and keyboard areas. Works will include Dover Beach, Summer Music, Piano Sonata, Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and the String Quartet.
About the Moores School of Music
The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music (MSM) is one of the premier comprehensive music schools in the nation. Its remarkable faculty — of internationally recognized performers, composers and scholars — outstanding student body, modern facilities and broad range of programs make MSM the natural choice for nearly 600 students annually. The school’s commitment to academic excellence and the highest performance standards has ensured its role as a vital resource in the educational and cultural life of Houston and beyond.