This lively gallery concert celebrates the wonder of the holiday season. The Houston Girls Chorus of the American Festival of the Arts (AFA) performs a variety of choral pieces with winter and holiday themes, surrounded by masterpieces of European art from the 17th to 19th century.

This concert takes place on the second floor of the Beck Building. Campstools are provided for seating.

About the AFA Houston Girls Chorus
Led by conductors and co-artistic directors Amy Moore and Stefanie Stephens, Houston Girls Chorus provides high-quality choral instruction for girls in grades 4 to 12. Members receive training in vocal technique, music theory, and performance with the goal of developing self-discipline, self-esteem, and communication skills. The AFA Houston Girls Chorus has served as the house chorus for Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker for eight years.

Drop in! This program is free with general admission. 

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.

MFAH Learning and Interpretation and Education programs receive generous funding from:

Jerold B. Katz Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Sharon G. Dies
Sterling-Turner Foundation
Houston Junior Woman’s Club
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Susan Vaughan Foundation
CFP Foundation
Joe Barnhart Foundation
Cockrell Family Fund
Ann and John Bookout
Tilman Fertitta Family
Mrs. Denise D. Monteleone
William A. and Madeline Smith Charitable Trust
Claire and Theodore Morse Foundation
The Junior League of Houston, Inc.
Learning Ninjas
Texas Commission on the Arts
Mr. and Mrs. Dan English III
Humanities Texas
Mrs. Nancy Glanville Jewell
Marilyn G. Lummis
Mary Lynn and Steve Marks
John L. Nau III
Strake Foundation
The Summerlee Foundation
Isla Carroll Turner Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheeler
Christine and Jaime Yordan Foundation
International Fine Print Dealers Association
Polly and Murry Bowden
Nancy and James Gordon
Lubrizol Foundation
and additional generous donors.

All Learning and Interpretation programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, receive endowment funds provided by Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest; Caroline Wiess Law; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Fondren Foundation; BMC Software, Inc.; the Wallace Foundation; the Neal Myers and Ken Black Children’s Art Fund; Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard; Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tate; the Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation; Virginia and Ira Jackson; the Favrot Fund; Neiman Marcus Youth Arts Education; gifts in memory of John Wynne; and gifts in honor of Beth Schneider.