New Voices
October 14-15, 2022

Lora Al-Ahmad: “Two Skazkas”
Will Healy: “Small Spaces”
Benjamin Horne: “I Remember You”
J. Estanislao Lopez: Notes for a Future Epistemology, a poem in 2 parts
Flannery Cunningham: “as a ghost before you on the road”

Performed by
Tyler Martin, flute
Tonya Burton, viola
David Dietz, cello
Blake Wilkins, vibraphone
Maiko Sasaki, clarinet
Jacob Schafer, violin
Chelsea de Souza, piano

October 27, 2022
World premieres inspired by the photography of Mike Osborne

Badie Khaleghian: “Beyond Grey”
J.E. Hernández: “Amber & Depth”
Alex Berko: “There Is A City”
Theo Chandler: “Disappearance Studies”

Performed by
Maiko Sasaki, clarinet
Blake Wilkins, percussion
Alex Berko, electronics and voice

December 2, 2022
Madison High School

Compositions by Madison HS students
Maria Arias: “Jolly”
Cacey Ayala: “Luna”
Gregory Dunn-Lofton: “Totoro”
Kathy Flores: “Chasing Love”
Betzaida Granados-Rogel: “Tragedy at Hand”
Mikairi Jones: “The Victorian Mansion”
Genesis Rodriguez: “In the Meadow”
Elizabeth Sanchez: “Becoming”
Emily Torres: “Enjoy the Moment”
Halo Torres: “Running Away”

Performed by
Jackson Guillen, violin
Mary Grace Johnson, violin
Tonya Burton, viola
Matthew Dudzick, cello

Musiqa Mixer: Golden Worlds
December 15, 2022

Damián Ponce de León: “El Sol Que Está Adentro”
Pedro Alejandro Rodríguez Sarmiento: “Seis Piezas”
Diana Arismendi: “Cantos III”
Ricardo Gallo: “Chirimias Imaginarias”

Performed by
Garrett Hudson, flute
Molly Wise, viola
Hope Cowan, harp

New Year, New Music, New Movement
January 20 & 21, 2023

Badie Khaleghian: “Turbulent Prelude”
Olivia Bennett: “Prelude to the Afterlife”
Robert Honstein: “Juno, Movement 2”
Alex Berko: “Erupt/Erode”
Pierre Jalbert: “All Is Now”

Performed by
James Palmer, piano
Amanda Galick, flute
Maiko Sasaki, clarinet
Mary Grace Johnson, violin
Jacob Schafer, violin
Tonya Burton, viola
David Dietz, cello
Connor Landers, horn
Austin Lewellen, double bass
Blake Wilkins, percussion
Yvonne Chen, piano
conducted by, Eiki Isomura
Choreographed by Madison Russo and Jessica Collado
with dancers from Houston Ballet II

Musiqa Mixer: Art of the Islamic World
February 16, 2023

Erberk Eryılmaz: “Ankara Havası Goes Bananas”
Gity Razaz: “Road to Hana”
Aftab Darvishi: “Daughters of Sol”
Kareem Roustom: “Four Dances from Clorinda Agonistes”

Performed by
Jackson Guillen, violin
Jacob Schafer, violin
Sergein Yap, viola
Caio Alvez Diniz, cello

New/Now: The Houston Artist Commissioning Project
February 24 & 25, 2023
Performing Arts Houston, Wortham Center

Anthony Brandt: “Diabelli 200”

Performed by
Yvonne Chen, piano
Tyler Martin, flute
Maiko Sasaki, clarinet
Craig Hauschildt, percussion
Jacob Schafer, violin
Max Geissler, cello
Molly Turner, conductor
Projections by Badie Khaleghian
in collaboration with the UH BRAIN Center

Musiqa on Film
March 4 & 5, 2023

Karim Al-Zand: “Capriccio”
Jacob TV: “Buku”
Nick Zoulek: “Amplituhedron”
Michael Ippolito: “Strange Loops, Movements 2 and 3”
Kris Bowers and Ben Proudfoot’s “A Concerto is a Conversation”
Sivan Elder: “Archives”

Performed by
Nicholas Bissen, saxophone
Jackson Guillen, violin
Courtenay Vandiver Pereira, cello
Films curated in collaboration with Houston Cinema Arts Society

New Dimensions
April 29 & 30, 2023

Sky Macklay: “Many Many Cadences”
Du Yun: “i am my own achilles’ heel”
Todroki: “/ˈɪn/bluːm/”
Sam Wu: “Weather Model”

Performed by
Jillian Krempasky, mezzo-soprano
Mary Grace Johnson, violin
Nanki Chugh, violin
Molly Wise, viola
Chris Ellis, cello
Video installation by Carrie Marie Schneider

Musiqa Mixer: None Whatsoever: Zen Paintings from the Gitter-Yelen Collection
May 18, 2023

Paul Lansky: “Threads 1 & 4”
Steve Reich: “Clapping Music”
Aaron Guillory: “Improvisation”
Daiki Cato: “Kerberos Drums”
Juri Seo: “Shui”

Performed by
Aaron Guillory
Robert McCullagh
Terry McKinney