Music in the Making

Back To School

Celebrate the new semester with Debussy, Webbon, Barnes Chance, and Janáček!


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Enjoy an hour of performances from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston and the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University!

Music in this episode:

Claude Debussy: Première rhapsodie

Performed by Richie Hawley, clarinet and Brian Connelly, piano on March 7th, 2012 in Duncan Recital Hall.

Daniel Webbon: N 42° W

Performed by Kerry Bird, clarinet; Ingrid Hunter, violin; and Su Han Ho, piano as part of the AURA Contemporary Ensemble on February 17th, 2014 in the Moores Opera House.

John Barnes Chance: Incantation and Dance

Performed by the Moores School Wind Ensemble under Cristina Mendoza on November 9th, 2012 in the Moores Opera House.

Leoš Janáček: Sinfonietta

Performed by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra under Larry Rachleff on October 4th, 2008 in Stude Concert Hall.

This episode originally aired Sunday, August 23rd, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 PM on Classical 91.7.


Handwritten portion of Janáček's Sinfonietta.
Autograph from Janáček’s Sinfonietta score. Public domain.



Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on HPM Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews for Houston...

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