Although Thomas Edison invented the light bulb and the phonograph, it never occurred to him to mix lights and music because he wasn't very smart. Electrify your senses with this GrouponLive deal.
- One ticket to see WindSync
- When: Friday, March 7, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Zilkha Hall in The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.<p>
* $12 for the general-admission section (up to $20 value) * $35 for VIP section (up to $65 value) * Click to view the seating chart.<p>
VIP tickets include General Admission plus an onstage reception following the concert.
- What sets the quintet apart from other wind ensembles: they play by memory rather than sheet music or writing quarter notes on the backs of their hands
- What else: they often perform highly reworked versions of classical pieces and turn their concerts into spectacles with choreography, masks, and costume changes
- How Houston Chronicle describes them: “revolutionary chamber musicians”
- Where you may have heard WindSync: on Houston Public Radio’s “The Front Row”
- Where you may have seen them: at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall; as the Ensemble in Residence at the Grand Teton Music Festival
- Their most recent endeavor: The Play Different Project, an anti-bullying campaign that uses music and poetry to inspire camaraderie amongst young people
- What to expect at their live show: a program of original arrangements of music by Bernstein, Ravel, and Respighi; a performance of Quintet for Winds No. 3 by David Maslanka<p>
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