Where did we come from?
The Clear Lake Symphony, with Music Director
Charles Johnson, starts its 42nd season in the fall of 2017
and numbers over seventy players from the Bay Area. The
symphony, recognized as a premiere community orchestra, is a member of ASCAP and BMI. It's
goals are to present classical music for the residents of the Bay Area
to provide opportunities for Bay Area
musicians to create a variety of musical experiences for the
enjoyment of the community. Started in 1976, as the
University of Houston-Clear Lake Community Orchestra, the Symphony
incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1983 and was then renamed
the Clear Lake Symphony (CLS). The Symphony maintains a 501 (C)
(3) non-profit status from the IRS.
including the Christmas
"Pops" Gala and a Fall "Pops" will be held featuring various classical selections and guest
All concerts are held at Gloria
Dei Lutheran Church Auditorium, 18220 Upper Bay Road in Nassau Bay at 7:30
pm (see concert dates).
To enhance the music education of the community,
the symphony holds an Annual Youth Concerto
Competition. Winners are
invited to perform at one of the specially planned classical concerts
during the season. Also, individual and small groups of musicians perform
in area schools and libraries as schedules permit, at no cost to the
Call 281-488-0066 (Eye Trends) for ticket information. or call 713-639-0702 (the Symphony Hotline) for other information.