Conductor LIBI LEBEL and the TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER ORCHESTRA achieve second place in The American Prize Ernst Bacon Award for the Performance of American Music Contest, 2018-19

Conductor LIBI LEBEL and the TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER ORCHESTRA achieve second place in The American Prize Ernst Bacon Award for the Performance of American Music Contest, 2018-19

Conductor LIBI LEBEL and the TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER ORCHESTRA have achieved second place in The American Prize Ernst Bacon Award for the Performance of American Music competition, in the community division, for their live recording of Howard Hanson’s “Merry Mount Suite”. Conductor LIBI LEBEL and the TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER ORCHESTRA were selected from applications reviewed recently from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, competitions unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States based on submitted recordings. The American Prize has attracted hundreds of qualified contestants from all fifty states since its founding, has awarded more than $50,000 in prizes in all categories since 2010, and is presented annually in many areas of the performing arts.

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Gran Fondo Texas

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RBC Gran Fondo Texas is a BP MS 150 recommended ride on April 7, 2019 in Montgomery, TX. All of our net proceeds are given to the Texas Medical Center Orchestra and the National MS Society. We are an all volunteer organization with no paid staff.  Each year the RBC Gran Fondo relies on nearly 200 volunteers to help create a great rider experience.

For registration, volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, please go to https://granfondotexas.org/home

TMCO Named Semi-Finalist for Ernst Bacon Award, 2018-19

TMCO Named Semi-Finalist for Ernst Bacon Award, 2018-19

The Texas Medical Center Orchestra has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Ernst Bacon Award in both the American Music Performance and Overall Performance categories.

For the American Music Performance, TMCO submitted our performance of the Merry Mount Suite by Howard Hanson. For the Overall American Prize category, TMCO submitted two performances including The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas and the Der Rosenkavalier Suite by Richard Strauss.

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