Introduce your students to the instruments of the orchestra as Houston Symphony musicians perform and share why they chose to play their instrument. Check back throughout the Spring, as we will be adding videos for other instruments!

Meet the Violin

With Houston Symphony musician Boson Mo

Meet the Viola

With Houston Symphony musician Sheldon Person

Meet the Cello

With Houston Symphony musician Maki Kubota

Meet the Oboe

With Houston Symphony musician, Colin Gatwood

Meet the Bassoon

With Houston Symphony bassoon, Elise Wagner

Meet the Tuba

With Houston Symphony principal tuba, David Kirk

Meet the Timpani

With Houston Symphony principal timpani, Leonardo Soto

Meet the Percussion Instruments

With Matthew Strauss, Houston Symphony associate principal timpani and percussion

Meet the Harp

With Houston Symphony principal harp Megan Conley


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