Crain Garden Series

The Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine is thrilled to present the Margaret Alkek Williams Crain Garden Performance Series at Houston Methodist Hospital. The Crain Garden Performance Series features performances by individuals and members of different arts groups.

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the August concert & event calendar.

MONDAY, AUGUST 12 | 2:00 P.M.   MOORES SCHOOL OF MUSIC CONCERT CHORALE
The University of Houston’s premier large chorale ensemble. Under the direction of Betsy Cook Weber, in 2018 the Chorale received first prize in the Béla Bartók International Choir Competition. This will be a preview concert before competing in the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing in Arezzo, Italy.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16 | 5:00 P.M.   WORLD DOCTORS ORCHESTRA
Two to three times a year, a selection of over 1,200 physicians from about 50 nations exchange their white coats for evening attire and perform a benefit concert for those in need of healthcare. The World Doctors Orchestra promotes the conviction that neither national borders nor political or economic interests should limit access to basic healthcare. Founder and conductor of the World Doctors Orchestra is Stefan Willich, Professor in Medicine at the Charité University Medical Center in Berlin and former President of the Hanns Eisler Music Conservatory in Berlin. The orchestra will perform Symphony No. 3 by Johannes Brahms and Piano Concerto No. 1 by Sergei Rachmaninov with pianist Mei Rui, DMA,
research scientist with the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine and Bronze Medalist of the 2015 World Piano Competition.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 | 11:00 A.M.   ERMELINDA CUELLAR JAZZ TRIO
A graduate from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, vocalist Ermelinda Cuellar is joined by guitarist Greg Petito and bassist Anthony Caceres to perform a program of traditional jazz songs from the swing, blues and bossa nova songbooks. A patient-focused interactive concert. Location: Houston Methodist Outpatient Center, First Floor Lobby

All performances are free, open to the public and held in the Crain Garden of Houston Methodist Hospital (unless otherwise noted), 6565 Fannin Street. Parking is available next door in TMC Garage #1 and valet parking is available directly in front of the hospital. The Metro Rail Dryden/TMC Station is also located directly in front of the hospital.

 
Employee Discount at Starbucks:
Any Houston Methodist employee who makes a purchase from the Fannin Street Starbucks in the main lobby during the concert will receive a 15% discount. Please show your employee badge at the time of purchase.
 
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Interested in performing as part of the Margaret Alkek Williams Crain Garden Performance Series at Houston Methodist Hospital? First, download and review a copy of the guide for performing as part of the Margaret Alkek Williams Crain Garden Performance Series. Secondly, request the opportunity here and someone from the Center for Performing Arts Medicine will be in contact with you.
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