The Houston Girls Chorus presents a variety of winter and holiday-themed choral pieces—a selection inspired by the European masterpieces on view in Passion for Perfection: The Straus Collection of Renaissance Art. The program includes include works by Claudio Monteverdi, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Antonio Vivaldi, and more.

Along with the American Festival of the Arts executive director Michael Remson, this team insures that the young vocalists receive high quality choral instruction and a broad exposure to musical styles and works as well as individual training in vocal technique, music theory. and performance. Amy Moore and Stefanie Stephens are the evening’s co-conductors, featuring Amber Jamison as prep choir conductor and Shawn Heller, accompanist.

Drop in! This program, which takes place in the Beck Building’s gallery 214, is free with general admission. 

► Please note that the garage at 5101 Montrose Boulevard is closed on December 9 & 10. Paid parking remains available in the garage at 1144 Binz. Learn more about parking and transportation options.

Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Houston Junior Woman's Club; ExxonMobil; Mercantil Bank; Mr. William J. Hill; The Windgate Charitable Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Sharon G. Dies; and the Susan Vaughan Foundation.