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News Flash
October 1, 2016
For Immediate Release—Houston Ebony Opera Guild's Annual African American Music Gala.

Houston Ebony Music Society, Inc.
Houston Ebony Opera Guild

www.houstonebonymusic.org
713-225-3800

Release Date: October 1, 2016
Contact: Houston Ebony Music Society, Inc., 713-335-3800 or 713-591-6439, ebonymusic92@earthlink.net

Houston Ebony Opera Guild announces "Lost in the Stars"
An evening of musical theater, opera, and selections from The Great American Songbook

Houston Ebony Opera Guild announces Lost in the Stars: An Evening of Musical
Theater, Opera, and Songs from the Great American Songbook The varied program will include works by Gershwin, Joplin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Weill, Webber, and others.  Lost in the Stars will be presented at 5 p.m., Sunday, October 9, 2016 at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church-Meyerland, 4900 Jackwood at Endicott (next to Meyerland Plaza). The concert is a part of St. Thomas’ Moseley Memorial Music Series. Tickets may be purchased online at ste.church/heog or at the door. FREE parking available.

TICKET PRICES:
Available online at ste.church/heog or at the door, tickets are priced as follows:
            Regular adult: $20
            Senior Adult (age 65+): $15
            Student (18 and over): $5 with I.D.

ARTISTS
The roster of outstanding singers for Lost in the Stars includes the following: Dorceal Duckens,Kenneth Gayle, Joan Hubert, Julie Jackson, Imani James, Jason Oby, Kaci Timmons, and Leon Turner. Tenor Jason Oby, artistic director of Houston Ebony Opera Guild is serving as both program director and one of the tenor soloists. Vicki seldon will serve as pianist.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
This Houston Ebony Opera Guild concert will include selections from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha, Kurt Weill’s Lost in The Stars and Street Scene, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, Mitch Leigh’s Man of La Mancha.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information about Houston Ebony Guild’s October 9th concert, Lost in the Stars, call 713-335-3800 or visit houstonebonymusic.org.

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Archives
Houston Ebony Opera Guild will present Christmas Concert on December 11.
Press Release December 2, 2016.

  Houston Ebony Opera Guild announces "Lost in the Stars".
Press Release October 1, 2016.

  June 26th Concert Celebrates Centennial of Founder of Ebony Opera Guild.
Press Release June 15, 2016.

  "My Lord, What A Morning": African American Music Gala 2016. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release February 1, 2016.

  African American Music Gala 2015 - Duke Ellington's sacred works for chorus among concert's highlights. Press Release February 12, 2015.

  Houston Ebony Opera Guild announces auditions for 2014/2015 season. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release August 13, 2014.

African American Music Gala 2013 - Concert features works of eight Black women composers including Houstonian Lela Anderson. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release February 13, 2013.

Spirituals, Art Songs, and Symphonies: Works by Black Women Composers - Houston Ebony Opera Guild announces Black History Month focus. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release January 29, 2013.

Houston Ebony Opera Guild announces soloists for October 7th concert Opera Gems: Staged Scenes from American Operas. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release October 3, 2012.

Arias, Art Songs and Spirituals to be featured in Ebony Opera’s Concert. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release November 3, 2009.

Houston Ebony Opera Guild’s Summer Concert: An American Tapestry Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Riverside United Methodist. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release May 26, 2009.

  Ebony Opera Guild to Hold Annual Concert of Works by Black Composers on February 21 and 22, 2009. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release February 9, 2009.

Houston Ebony Opera brings PORGY AND BESS back to Miller Theatre. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release August 24, 2008.

HEO to Perform Ellington, Joplin, other American Composers. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release July 28, 2008.

Celebrating Juneteenth. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release May, 2008.


Annual African American Music Gala on March 9. Click here to download a PDF of this news release. Press Release January 8, 2008.


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