Sam Houston State University

SHSU 2023 Contemporary Music Festival

Each year, School of Music students and faculty gather to perform and celebrate new music, created by living composers from SHSU and the world. Each year we are joined by a distinguished composer-in-residence.

The SHSU Contemporary Festival is the oldest new music festival in Texas and will take place from Febrauary 13 to Febrauary 15. This festival is free, not ticketed, and open to the public.

Schedule of Events:

Feb. 13 at 7:30 pm in Recital Hall: Ars Perpetua New Music Recital
Feb. 15 at 4:00 pm in School of Music Building, Room 201: Andy Akiho’s BeLoud, BeLoved, BeLonging: Music Inspired By Immigrant Detainees
Feb. 15 at 7:30 pm in Recital Hall: The Music of Andy Akiho: Featuring Andy Akiho, composer and steel pannist

The Recital Hall is located in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center at 815 17th St., Huntsville, Texas, 77340. The School of Music building is adjacent to the GPAC at 1751 Ave I.

For questions and more information, contact the School of Music (936) 294-1360.

Monday, February 13 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm

More dates through February 15, 2023

James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall
815 17th St., Huntsville, Texas, 77341

Event Type

Arts, Entertainment & Performances, Music, Open to the Public


College of Arts & Media, School of Music






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