In-School Performances

Bring Mercury musicians into your school for 45 minute engaging and informative presentations designed to serve up to 300 students. 

Teachers get an experience that:

  • Adapts to meet your school's needs
  • Features curriculum-connected study guides
  • Provides guidance on how to extend the lessons to your classroom

Students get an experience that:

  • Allows them to interact with our musicians
  • Introduces a new musical performance style
  • Demonstrates collaborative teamwork
  • Encourages creative thinking

Performances available during the Spring semester.  For scheduling and pricing please contact our Education Manager, Andrés González, at andres@mercuryhouston.org or 713.533.0080.  

 

 

Find one for your class!

It's All Relative!

  • Science and music side-by-side
  • Interactive experiments to introduce the science of Galileo, Sir Isaac Newton, Einstein and more
  • Features music of Handel, Benjamin Britten, and Claudio Monteverdi
  • New for 2017!
     

Shakespeare vs Cervantes

  • Introduction to important works of these literary contemporaries
  • Features music by Vivaldi and Telemann
  • Q&A with musicians
     

What's on Ben Franklin's iPod?

  • Historical introduction to the Founding Fathers and the music of their time
  • Features the music of Mozart, Bach, Vivaldi and more
  • Q&A with musicians

Animalia

  • Hear animals in Sonata Representativa by Baroque composer Heinrich Biber
  • Get an up-close look at a harpsichord!
  • Q&A with musicians
  • Presented in partnership with Young Audiences Houston.  Click for more information.

Gulliver's Travels

  • Enhanced storytelling through music
  • Features Baroque composer Telemann's setting of the Swift tale
  • Q&A with our violinists
  • Presented in partnership with Young Audiences Houston.  Click for more information.
 

 
 

Thank you to the Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts for their financial support of this program.

If you would like to support this program, please donate today!