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Texas New Music Festival

Date TIme Note
Sunday, Jul. 14 6:00 PM Buy Tickets Opening Night
Monday, Jul. 15 7:00 PM Buy Tickets Autonomous
Tuesday, Jul. 16 7:00 PM Buy Tickets TNMF Film Fest
Wednesday, Jul. 17 7:00 PM Buy Tickets Animate
Thursday, Jul. 18 7:00 PM Buy Tickets Introduction 1
Friday, Jul. 19 8:00 PM Buy Tickets Introduction 2
Saturday, Jul. 20 8:00 PM Buy Tickets LoCascio & Witt
Sunday, Jul. 21 2:00 PM Buy Tickets Breakthrough

Texas New Music Ensemble will bring Houston 8 days of concerts, film screenings, guest lectures, and more! Over 50 composers, choreographers, and instrumentalists will present 28 World Premieres during this epic celebration of new art and music. 

JULY 14 - 21, 2024


$20 Individual Concerts

Please note that there is a 4 ticket limit per event, per order.


Purchase a Full Festival Pass and save!
Get a ticket to all 8 events for only $40.


Texas New Music Ensemble and Guest Artist, Yan Shen 

Sunday, July 14
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Enjoy four world premieres by TNME, Yan Shen’s brilliantly colorful interpretation of Roger Session’s Kennedy Sonata, and more!

Informal reception to follow at Holman Draft House


Monday, July 15
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

FREE EVENT with Registration

An evening dedicated to individual voices through intricate and singularized works for solo instruments, including Poppy Beddoe’s renowned clarinet transcription of the Bach Chaconne, and Rob Smith's Essential Torque for piano and electronics, performed by Timothy Hester.

TNMF Film Fest

Tuesday, July 16
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

FREE EVENT with Registration

TNMF Composers present a variety of short films and discuss their scores, creative process, and collaboration with the directors. Includes audience Q&A.


Wednesday, July 17
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A concert of World Premiere collaborations between TNMF Composers and Guest Choreographers Jennifer Mabus and Lindsay Cortner, also featuring Guest Ensemble Carya String Quartet!

Introduction and Inception (Book 1)

Thursday, July 18
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Texas New Music Ensemble premieres a concert of new works by TNMF composers. 

Featuring TNMF Guest Conductor Michelle Perrin Blair.

Introduction and Inception (Book 2)

Friday, July 19
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Texas New Music Ensemble premieres a concert of new works by TNMF composers.

Featuring TNMF Conductor Felipe Tristan.


Joe LoCascio and Woody Witt

Saturday, July 20
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Two legendary Houston performers present an evening of jazz works for piano and saxophone.

Breakthrough - The Grand Finale

Sunday, July 21
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The debut performance of TNMF’s 15-piece Texas Festival Ensemble

Featuring TNMF Conductor Felipe Tristan.


*Online sales will end 30 minutes prior to the scheduled curtain time. At this time tickets may be purchased in-person at the box office.

The box office opens 2 hours prior to the performance time for WILL CALL and walkup sales.

All sales are final. No refunds or cancellations available after purchase.

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