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Date, location, and tickets

Thursday, October 10, 2019
at 8:00 PM

Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH)
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002


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Event Information

AURA Contemporary Ensemble & PSOPHONIA Dance Company 

An exploration of our symbiotic relationship with honeybees through live music and dance

Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH)
TH-SAT, October 10-12, 2019 @ 8PM

Sophia Torres, choreography
Rob Smith, music direction
Keith Epperson, set design
Edgar Guajardo, lighting design

AURA is Andrea Benabent (piano), Ed Harper (cello), Paul Kasperitis (percussion), Jeremy Larson (piano), Shannon Murray (soprano), Claire Niederberger (violin), Ellie Parker (saxophones), Jason Russo (clarinets), & Katherine Velasquez (flutes)

PSOPHONIA is Ashley Boykin, Adam Castaneda, Vi Dieu, Melissa Juneau, Tory Pierce, Lysette Portano, Arielle Tesia Rojas, Jessica Figueroa, Allyson Loving, Elyssa Vega, & Lizzy Woodson


Silver Threads (2011) – Jacob Cooper (b.1980)
soprano & prerecorded sounds

Wax and Wire (2014) – Viet Cuong (b.1990)
clarinet, violin, cello, & piano

Postcards from Wyoming (2017) – Stacy Garrop (b.1970)
flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion

Un Lieu Verdoyant (1999) – Philippe Leroux (b.1959)
soprano & soprano saxophone

Tight Sweater (2005) – Marc Mellits (b.1966)
baritone saxophone, marimba & piano

Fractured Mirrors (2005) – Nicholas Scherzinger (b.1968)
flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano

This program is supported by a generous grant from the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.