Department of Music Concerts and Events

Houston Baptist University, symphony and choir.2015 - 2016 Concert Schedule

All events are Free Admission unless otherwise stated.

Contact the Department of Music office at 
(281) 649-3338 or with any questions.

(MCAC = Morris Cultural Arts Center on the campus of Houston Baptist University)

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015: Jazz Band Concert
Belin Chapel, 7:30 p.m

Patrick Moore, Director
The HBU Jazz Band will present a Christmas concert featuring selections of Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!, Winter Wonder Land, and many more Christmas classics.

Monday, November 30, 2015: Junior Voice Recital
Belin Chapel, 5:30 p.m

Angela Perez, Soprano, HBU Student
Steven Jones, piano

Monday, November 30, 2015: Senior Voice Recital
Belin Chapel, 7:30 p.m

Kortney Johnson, Soprano, HBU Student
Dr. Alina Kilmaszewska, piano

Thursday and Friday, December 3rd & 4th, 2015: Notable Nights: A Christmas Cadenza
McNair Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy a dinner theater featuring our choral ensembles, vocal soloists, and small ensembles presenting Christmas favorites from the Classical and contemporary repertoire.  Tickets are required for this fundraising event that will assist our choir's effort to go on a tour this Spring that will be highlighted by a performance at the Baptist Church Music Conference in Fort Worth.  This promises to be a spectacular event that will propel you into the Christmas Season with excitement, joy, and reflection.  Additional information and tickets can be found at


Friday, February 19, 2015: Organ Recital Series
Belin Chapel, 12:00 p.m.

Thomas Gaynor, Doctoral Candidate, Eastman School of Music; Assistant/Director of Music, Christ Episcopal Church, Pittsford, NY; Freelance musician


Monday, February 29, 2016: Hymn Fest
Belin Chapel, 7:30 p.m.

Our History and Hymns concert, a hymn festival celebrating our Christian faith through music, is a wonderful evening that is educational, presentational, and worshipful.  This evening includes congregational singing of hymns, choral anthems, organ and piano arrangements and improvisations based on hymns, and vocal solos.  There will be background given for selected hymns throughout the evening in order to provide historical, political, and spiritual context for each composition.  


Tuesday March 8, 2016: Band Concert
Dunham Theater, 7:30 p.m.

The HBU Symphonic band will present it's concert Around The World. The band will be performing musical work by Haydn, Wagner, Vaughn Williams, Sousa and more. The concert will perform different musical styles of the many different cultures around the world.


Friday, March 11, 2015: Organ Recital Series
Belin Chapel, 12:00 p.m.

Heechae Helen Choo, Organ Studio of Dr. Rhonda Furr, Former Organist, Seoul Baptist Church, Houston; Director of Innisfree Chorale


Friday, April 15, 2015: Organ Recital Series
Belin Chapel, 12:00 p.m.

Christopher Holman, Master of Music in Organ Performance Candidate, University of Houston


Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Band Concert
Dunham Theater, 7:30 p.m.

This dynamic Concert Band performance promises to be entertaining.


Friday, April 29, 2016: Choral Concert
Dunham Theater, 7:30 p.m.

Schola Cantorum, HBU's premier choral ensemble, will collaborate with the Houston Civic Symphony to perform Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living. This work, composed in 2013, is a prayer for rest for the living, as much as for the deceased.  This stirring performance is a must-see as our academic year comes to a close.


2015 Summer Camp:


For information and any schedule changes contact the Department of Music Office