AFA World Premieres Concert
The 2012 American Festival for the Arts Summer Concert Series presents the AFA World Premieres Concert, Friday, July 20 at 7:00pm at Houston Ballet Center for Dance.
2012 marks the 15th year that AFA composers have collaborated with student choreographers and dancers from Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy to create new, world premiere ballets.
Join us for this extraordinary performance, including world premiere chamber music works in addition to the ballets.
Arrive early for a good seat in the Houston Ballet’s Center for Dance in downtown Houston!
American Festival for the Arts (AFA) provides outstanding music education programs for youth, assembles renowned faculty who have a passion for teaching, offers challenging programs that help students broaden their skills, and features performance opportunities that benefit the community.
Since 1993, AFA has been training young musicians from across Southeast Texas through challenging musical experiences with a broad, in-depth curriculum. Each year, the AFA Summer Music Conservatory serves 300+ instrumentalists, vocalists, pianists and composers from 100+ area schools. AFA’s year round programs, which include the AFA Chamber Music Academy, the Houston Girls Chorus, the AFA Composer Institute, and Education and Outreach activities, provide additional experiences throughout the school year under the instruction of Houston’s finest professional musicians and educators.
Collaborations with leading local arts organizations including Houston Grand Opera HGOco, Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy and Da Camera of Houston’s Young Artist Program, ensure the highest quality experiences for the AFA students.