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In this year's twenty-fifth annual Young Texas Artists Music Competition
, soprano Desir©e Alajandro
won the Voice Division First Place Award and the contest's overall Grand Prize.Î¾Violinist Natalie Lin
was Number One in the Strings Division, and took the Audience Choice Award, which also carries with it an invitation to perform as soloist with the Conroe Symphony Orchestra.Î¾Both are students at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music.Î¾Ms. Alajandro's accompanistÎ¾is Lucy Arner, Music Director of the Edythe Bates Old Moores Opera Center at the U-of-H. They all gathered in the Geary Performance Studio for a session hosted by KUHF's afternoon music host (The Afternoon Concert
, M-F, 1-3PM) and YTA alumnus Chris Johnson. Listen
KUHF's Meghan Hendley speaks with Wayne Eagling
, Director of the English National Ballet, andÎ¾Î¾Aaron Watkins, Director of Dresden, Germany's Semper Opera Ballet.Î¾Theirs are two of the dozen ballet and contemporary dance companies and choreographers whose work is to be showcased on this year's 14th annual Dance Salad Festival ... presented by The Houston International Dance Coalition and producer Nancy Henderek ... tonight, tomorrow and Saturday evening at Seven-Thirty in the Cullen Theater of downtown Houston's Wortham Center. Listen. Download.
is the founder and Artistic Director of Houston's Catastrophic Theatre
; he produced and directed his company's current regional-premiåre staging of Hunter Gatherers.
Î¾He is joined by actor Greg DeanÎ¾ and KUHF's BobStevenson for a discussion about the company'sÎ¾current production.Î¾Listen