Introduce your students to the Houston Symphony and its music through this series of 10-minute videos featuring Houston Symphony performance clips with guided listening prompts from the Symphony’s Community-Embedded Musicians.

Check back on this webpage for more videos!

Listening Adventure: Marquez’s Danzon No. 2

Join community-embedded musicians, Rainel Joubert (violin) and David Connor (double bass) to explore the rhythms and styles in Marquez’s Danzon No. 2.

Listening Adventure: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons

Join community-embedded musician, David Connor and soloist, Boson Mo on an adventure through Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons: movement 1 from Spring.

Listening Adventure: Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mountain King

Join community-embedded musician, David Connor on an adventure through Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mountain King.

After watching the Listening Adventures video above with your students, explore different ways to hear and modify the melody in Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mountain King using the instructions below.

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