HSBCE HAS FIVE NEW EVENTS FOR 2019. FIVE EVENTS ALREADY SCHEDULED!!
Our mission is to bring stimulating, world class entertainment, education, performing arts, music, lectures, excursions, and more - to Horseshoe Bay, TX and surrounding area residents, friends and family, and visitors just like YOU!
The personal enrichment and enjoyment of peoples’ lives through participation in all types of cultural events and activities is the “soul” goal of our organization, its donors, patrons, and its volunteers.
All kinds of opportunities - from enjoying programs & entertainment, to serving on committees, to volunteer and service positions. Join In, and Join Up!
January 26th, 2019
The 'High C Diva' event was a big, enriching, and hilarious event!
About 200 people enjoyed The Diva as she went from serious, beautiful, true opera , to her whimsical humor about opera itself. The crowd clapped, cheered, laughed, and smiled the entire time.
One could hear the "awe" sounds from the crowd when she reached hich 'C' pitches during each of her operatic performances.
One could not mistake the laughter and clapping as The Diva delivered a series of humorous one-liners about music as she interacted funnily with her pianist and the crowd.
Another highlight of the evening was when The Diva enlisted the participation of 10 members of the crowd (randomly) in a comical musical round-robin where each "volunteer" had to "enunciate" a musical sound (a pitch, a word, or a musical grunt !) at a particular point and sequence to the piano accompaniment and song.
Hans Grimm was her pianist. And he showed surreal talent from true, sophisticated operatic accompaniment, to costumed, humorous interaction with The Diva.
Yes, both The Diva and Hans Grimm delivered their talented, professorial, and humorous capabilities in splendid fashion!
Watch for forthcoming videos from this and other events.
For More 2019 Events:
The UT Trombone Choir
Sunday, March 10, 2019
4:30pm Quail Point Lodge
The University of Texas Trombone Choir is directed by Nathaniel Brickens, since 2000, and was founded in the fall of 1977 by UT professor emeritus and trombone legend, Donald Knaub. The University of Texas Trombone Choir serves as a laboratory extension of the UT Trombone Studio. As a testament to the group’s artistry, the UT Trombone Choir was invited to perform at the 2012 International Trombone Festival in Paris, France. While in Europe, the ensemble performed on concert series at American Church in Paris, the French Protestant Church in Zurich (Switzerland), and at the Schwenningen Music Festival (Germany) to enthusiastic response, at times playing to audiences of over 30,000 people. In 2014, the ensemble performed in Denmark’s two largest cities – Aarhus and Copenhagen, and were named runner-up in the Remington International Trombone Choir Competition.
Members of the UT trombone studio have produced a strong tradition of excellence by consistently winning prizes in international, national, and local solo competitions; and, upon graduation, securing important post in performing organizations and educational institutions. Over the years, members of the UT trombone studio have performed for visiting dignitaries, several Texas Governors, and a US President.
The University of Texas Austin Trombone Choir presented a showcase concert, on July 1st , at the 2017 International Trombone Festival in Redlands, California. The program took place in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel and featured original compositions written from trombone ensemble, including works by two UT composers – current student, Austin Ali and UT alum, Jack Wilds.
From a local MD -
"I just got back from the HSBCE event with the Texas A&M Genetics professor (Dr. David Threadgill) talk. It was excellent, fascinating, and well attended. I enjoyed it a lot!!"
"We attended the May 12 performance - if Enrichment keeps this level of programs coming, we are IN, big time".
"String quartets and Country ballads together? Who'd thought! But Horseshoe Bay Enrichment pulled it off!"
"This is "Great, great, great! Now I don't have to drive to Austin, stay overnight, or drive back in the dark, and dodge the deer, to get high quality social and cultural events"
"Renowned performances, speakers, musicians, and arts, right here in Horseshoe Bay? Finally? Hip Hip Hooray!"
"This must leave everyone receiving this bulletin, speechless! [sic] [2018 upcoming events and initial 2019 events]. This is a most exciting and intriguing calendar of presentations. Impressive! We are fortunate to have the opportunity to enjoy such an offering on our home turf. Thanks to all that have contributed in any way bringing these opportunities to the benefit of the Horseshoe Bay Community. "
Sunday, May 5, 4:30pm Quail Point
Move over Carreras, Domingo, and Pavarotti because here come the Three Texas Tenors! These boys are the real McCoy, so put on your boots and get ready for your favorite songs from Broadway, Pop, Operetta, and Sacred Music.
A Special Two Night Event!
Saturday, Nov. 2, 4:30pm Quail Point
Sunday, Nov. 3, 4:30pm Quail Point
In 1948, four young men created a sound that forever changed the way vocal jazz harmony was heard and performed. The last original member retired in 1993 - the current young men tour internationally, and amaze and delight the crowds with faithful, yet energetic performances of the original.
Sunday, December 8, 4:30pm Quail Point
Called the "best in the world at what he does" and "the finest pianist" by mega fans and performing arts critics, Doug plays Chopin to standards, Bach to Broadway, the Beatles, Michael Buble, and.......
Doug shines with his ability to capture a song's soul - both vocaly, and at the keyboard.
A little Christmas/Seasonal tunes will be played, too!
Mike, a DePauw graduate, was degreed in law by the University of Michigan and practiced with Faegre, Baker, & Daniels for 42 years. He was instrumental in opening the Firm's China offices prior to retirement. He is a Trustee of DePauw University. He then pursued the non-profit and philanthropic world - Indiana Repertory Theatre, Mental Health Assn. of Indiana, and more. In Horseshoe Bay, Mike is President of the HSB Property Owners Assn., serves with the Men of Faith Steering Committee at The Church at HSB, and a Board Member of the local Kiwanis Club. His sweetheart wife, Sue, has continued to claim him for 55+ years! Mike reads music, sings with the Highland Lakes Men's choir, and the Church at HSB choir, and chairs our Program Committee.
At 71, my bio is rather boring, so I will give some highlights :-)
If I had not a loving & understanding wife (Jan) and kids, who put up with our 18 career moves, 10 of those cross county, it is highly probable we would not be retired in Horseshoe Bay. I call the career "ours" because it truly took the whole family.
After under the corporate umbrellas in Sr. management positions for 22 years with Kodak, Maytag, Polaroid, and Foot-Joy we finally mustered the courage to become entrepreneurs for 15 years - being importers of manufactured goods from China, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam.
We were blessed with great luck & good timing, and fortunate enough to surround ourselves with very talented people.
Now it is time to "give back" - that's why we are part of this organization!
Sandy was at the right place at the right time - HemisFair 1968. Sandy was hired to open the Braniff International Club at the San Antonio Airport where her networking career began by developing personal relationships not only with local companies, but Fortune 500® corporations as well as international companies. She also met the love of her life Gary Howard, a successful attorney who she later married. Gary was Board Certified in Personal Injury and Civil Law, Fellow in the prestigious International Society of Barristers which is limited to 600 Lawyers in the World. Sandy & Gary opened Howard Consultants in 1974 by this time they both had a large network of companies and personal relationships that made Howard Consultants a very successful company.
In 1990 Howard Consultants was sold. Sandy then used her network to begin her philanthropic career: starting with the Billy Graham Crusade as well as many Women’s Conferences. In Horseshoe Bay, Seton’s Hospital Run for the Roses as Decorations Chair and Gala
Co-Chair along with Cinda Stanley Venetian. And in HSB Cultural Enrichment with Christine Reed on Development Committee. Sandy was one of the 8 women that started Kindred Sisters.
Sandy & Gary Founded the Blues Brothers Party Group. They also were one of the 6 couples at The Church at Horseshoe Bay members that were asked to form FaithBridge Sunday School.
Through the years Sandy and Gary have fed their networking career with numerous Charities, Fundraising.
They both feel that Horseshoe Bay is the perfect retirement community to enjoy with many good friends, who, through the years, have become like Family.
They feel that the “Missing Link” is Cultural events and education, and in their Sunset Years they want to leave Horseshoe Bay a better place than they found it. HSB Cultural Enrichment is the “Missing Link”
John graduated Western Illinois University with a BS in Education, and served two years on the Quincy, Ill. Board of Education in Speech Therapy. John then joined American Express Investment Sales for 7 years, followed by being an investment advisor with Edward Jones from 1971--78. Success with Edward Jones led to become a General Partner responsible for hiring investment advisors from 1978 - 2001.
John is married to the energetic and charming Kay (White) Borota of Horseshoe Bay.
As a result of completely unplanned and fortuitous turn of events, my wife and and I discovered HSB in 2001 and began our transition from Santa Fe, NM. where we lived for 36 years. Time was split between Texas and New Mexico until 2009, when we made HSB our full-time home.
I'm a CPA and owned a Public Accounting practice in Santa Fe. After moving to Texas, I continue practice on a part-time basis with a firm in Marble Falls.
We have two sons with families in Ohio and California; we spend as much time as possible with our grandkids and their respective parents.
In Santa Fe, I was very involved in a variety of arts and other charity organizations, athletic booster club, and the board of directors for several banks, and the hospital.
My longest involvement was with the Santa Fe Chamber Orchestra, so I'm extremely enthusiastic about working with HSB Cultural Enrichment!
As the native Texan of the group, I'm responsible for all things that go right with the organization. I don't know who is responsible for things that go wrong :-o
I started in Information Technology (IT - computers, data, and all that) at the age of 16 when mainframes were the size of your house; "mini-computers" could almost fit in your garage. Was a programmer for 1/2 of my career, then got into sales support, marketing, team leadership, partnerships & alliances, VC investments/funding, mergers, and senior management.
Am blessed with working for two large global hardware & software companies, and four start-up software companies - 1 failed miserably, 1 did kind of OK, and 2 were very successful.
After 23 years with my lovely and supportive wife all over this country, we've made our permanent home here in HSB in 2017. Elizabeth has extensive experience with corporate high-tech and non-profits, and I recently did 3 years non-profit disaster relief field work (floods) with an Austin-based organization.
Maestro Linder is known for his conducting versatility. From Broadway and Symphony through Opera to the Jazz world. Twenty Seasons with Theatre Under the Stars in Houston doing all of the great Broadway genre, Twenty seasons with Houston Civic Symphony doing the best orchestral repertoire, TV Specials for CBS,NBC and PBS with an Emmy nomination for the G&S opera , Princess Ida. Forty seasons with G&S opera in Houston with two awards from the International Festival in Buxton ,England as the Festival’s Outstanding Music Director 1995 and 1998. Two Grammy nominations for jazz CDs he conducted and produced- - and one personal Grammy nomination as Producer of the Year in 2010. Conductor for theatrical shows at 5th Ave theatre Seattle ,Milwaukee Skylight Theatre and Cleveland Opera. One Conducting credit for a movie score. Dean of Fine Arts at Houston Baptists University as well.
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