For High School Students

Register for the 2022–2023 High School Student Concert series. Registration opens September 1 at 10 a.m. Only accepting groups of 20 or more.

HIGH SCHOOL NIGHTS
Thrilling nights out, world-class musicianship, and “up-close-and-personal” educational resources all within the teak walls of Jones Hall, the Houston Symphony’s High School Nights feature exciting music, steeply discounted tickets, and video and curriculum resources designed to build band and orchestra students’ connection to the music and musicians performing onstage.

Dates/Programs:

    • January 20th and 21st at 8:00 PM – Wait List Only (both performances)
      Stravinsky Rite of Spring + Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
      Juraj Valčuha, conductor
      Khatia Buniatishvili, piano

Revueltas Sensemayá
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

    • May 12th and 13th at 8:00 PM – Many seats still available!
      Tchaikovsky Pathétique
      Juraj Valčuha, conductor
      Augustin Hadelich

      Creston
      Dance Overture
      Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1
      Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

Tickets & Registration
Tickets for the special High School Nights discount will be available as first-come, first-served beginning September 1, 2022 at 10am (check back on this webpage for a registration link). Lock in your seats early while supplies last!

$12.00 per seat
$8.00 per seat–discounted rate for Title I schools
1 free adult for every 25 students

*Payment is not required upon registration. A down-payment of 50% will be required one month after registering to secure seats, along with the final payment two weeks in advance of the concert date.

 

COMMUNITY TICKETS PROGRAM
High School band and orchestra programs with student populations above 70% economically disadvantaged are eligible to register for the Community Tickets Program. This program allows schools to receive offers for free tickets two weeks in advance of concerts when seats are available. Tickets can either be requested in pairs to allow students to sign up individually, and in some cases, by registering for tickets in bulk (up to 20 seats). Availability is limited to 25 high school band/orchestra jprogramss for the season, available as first-come, first-served. To sign up, fill out this form (music educators only).

 

STUDENT TICKETS
Student Tickets are available at a discount of $20 (for individual students or groups of students). Additionally, a $75 Student Pass grants unlimited access to most Classical or Bank of America POPS subscription concerts throughout the entire season.  Check out our Student Tickets webpage for more information.

 

VIRTUAL RESOURCES
Explore virtual resources designed to inspire high school students to begin or further their involvement in music while working from home or inside the classroom. All video resources are free of charge.

Musical Explorations Video Series
Explore Houston Symphony performances through this series of 10-15-minute videos featuring brief clips from the 2020-21 season’s Live from Jones Hall concerts. Videos also include guided listening prompts from the Symphony’s musicians and extensions for high school band and orchestra students to explore musical concepts on their own.

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