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December 12, 2019
Grace Presbyterian church
central campus, LV

Holiday Concert

 
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THE

HSO

Since its founding in 1987, the Henderson Symphony Orchestra (HSO) has been dedicated to serving its community through performances, educational outreach, and collaborations with partners in the artistic field. 

 

Led by Music Director Alexandra Arrieche, the HSO delivers on its mission to promote classical music appreciation to a diverse audience, and to contribute to the cultural community of Southern Nevada. 

 

The HSO runs an energetic educational program of activities for young people, including our Young Artists Concert and the 4Kids Music Concert.  The Educational Outreach program promotes diversity and inclusion in symphonic music for generations to come, and the HSO Conductor Camp is designed to educate the next generation of extraordinary conductors.

As the orchestra enters its 33rd season, we do so with tremendous momentum and support.Today, the HSO engages over 80 musicians in concert performances,  and enjoys signature sponsor support from the City Of Henderson and Lake Las Vegas. 

 

In 2017, the HSO  received a prestigious Circuit Rider Grant from the Nevada Art Council to advance its status as a cultural leader in Southern Nevada. In 2018, the HSO was awarded with the NEA, National Endowment of the Arts.

 

Each season is a passage and each program is an adventure with a special destination. Our wonderful musicians rise to the challenges of many styles, genres and periods, leading the audience across continents, through time and space.  Come with us on the journey and just let the music transport you...

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Music

Director

Alexandra Arrieche is starting her fourth season as the Music Director of the Henderson Symphony Orchestra. She is also the Principal Conductor of the Emmy Award-winning spectacle “Night of the Proms” . 

 

Alexandra has guest conducted the most prestigious orchestras around the world such as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Hartford Symphony, Chicago Sinfonietta, North Czech Philharmonic Teplice, Minas Gerais Philharmonic, São Paulo State University Orchestra, Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra, OFUNAM, Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico, Sarasota Orchestra, Medellin Philharmonic and the Baltimore Symphony. 

 

She has received numerous awards for her conducting, including the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship, founded by Maestra Marin Alsop. In 2012, Alexandra was invited to attend the Aspen Music Festival and in the same year, she won the prestigious BSO – Peabody Conducting Fellowship. The BSO extended her contract for an additional season offering her the position of Assistant Conductor. She also served as Maestra Alsop’s Assistant at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music (USA – CA) and Campos do Jordao Music Festival (Brazil). 

 

Alexandra collaborated with the most iconic soloists from the classical and the pop world such as Cynthia Yeh, Tambuco, Petrit Ceku, Time for Three, Seal, Natalie Inbruglia, Bryan Ferry, Earth Wind and Fire, Suzanne Vega, Natasha Bedingfiield, Simple Minds, Joss Stone, Joe Jackson, Ronan Keating, Melanie C (Spice Girls) and John Miles among others.

 

 

Concerts

The HSO is proud to be one of the few orchestras in the country to provide all concerts of its master series for free to the community. 

 

All concerts transform the traditional concert format to a more dynamic concert, usually about 90 minutes long and without an intermission.

 

Every concert starts with an introduction by the Music Director, most of the time using the orchestra to show examples and previews of what is going to be played. This presentation and interaction brings an educational touch to every single concert.

 

 

Education

The HSO provides energetic educational programs and activities for young people, including the Young Artists Concert and the 4Kids Music Concert.  The Educational Outreach program promotes diversity and inclusion in symphonic music for generations to come, and the HSO Conductor Camp is designed to educate the next generation of extraordinary conductors.

Unlike most competitions for young musicians, the HSO's Young Artists Competition, does not limit the applicants to a list of solo pieces, but gives them the opportunity to choose, opening the door for whole new world of experiences and learning possibilities, making it didactically and more efficient for the mentors and creativetly more interesting for the young players, giving them the opportunity of exploring their own style and personality with no limits to grow.  

 

The 4Kids Music Concert embraces thousands of kids in the area. It invites them to a tridimensional music experience where they can touch and try orchestral instruments, conduct the orchestra, interact with the musicians and Music Director and even decide how the music is going to end or not. It is a magical and powerful first encounter with live music for kids and adults. 

 

The Conductor Camp is an initiative brought to the HSO by its Music Director Alexandra Arrieche. She developed this Camp specially for her Brazilian friends and inspired by the lack of opportunities they encounter in her country. The Camp was a huge success on her first edition and started developing to a full dimensional project involving, career managing, creative programming, rehearsal techniques, and audition training. 2019 was its first time the HSO hosted this Camp and it we are looking forward for its second edition.

 

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The 4Kids Music Concert embraces thousands of kids in the area. It invites them to a tridimensional music experience where they can touch and try orchestral instruments, conduct the orchestra, interact with the musicians and Music Director and even decide how the music is going to end or not. It is a magical and powerful first encounter with live music for kids and adults. 

 

The Conductor Camp is an initiative brought to the HSO by its Music Director Alexandra Arrieche. She developed this Camp specially for her Brazilian friends and inspired by the lack of opportunities they encounter in her country. The Camp was a huge success on her first edition and started developing to a full dimensional project involving, career managing, creative programming, rehearsal techniques, and audition training. 2019 was its first time the HSO hosted this Camp and it we are looking forward for its second edition.

 

Our supporters make a critical difference. They share their passions and enrich our culture through their generosity. Every individual helps in their own unique way and combined, they form a community that sits at the centre of the orchestra’s work. 

 

Share your passion for music and your Henderson Symphony Orchestra by volunteering, advocating, inspiring and donating. Discover how rewarding it is to be a donor of the HSO. Your support is the foundation of our organization. It allows us to continue to bring excellent and meaningful musical experiences to our community.  

 

 

Align your company with the HSO Corporate Sponsorship Program to leverage the power of our diverse audience. Engage your brand and let us customize a partnership to fulfill your objectives. In addition to sponsorship, companies can support the HSO with charitable donations.

 

Be an ambassador for music and its power to transform lives and connect communities. Share in our achievements and help us to go further with our ambitions.

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Henderson Symphony Orchestra      

393 Steprock Ct.  
Henderson, NV 89014

Tel. +1 702 808 6668

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