HSBCE HAS SIX NEW EVENTS FOR 2019. SIX 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!
FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF HSBCE:
THANK YOU! for a successful and wonderful inaugural year!!!
We are thankful and humbled by the response of our HSB and surrounding communities in helping to make our first year of cultural enrichment programs a series of absolutely successful events - in attendance, in sponsorships, in donations, in volunteers, but not in the least - the outstanding talent that brought exciting entertainment, fun, and knowledge to our communities.
Please watch your email, social media channels, and the newspapers for upcoming 2019 programs and events - twice as many as 2018!!
Again, we say thank you for all the forms of support and enthusiasm for our 1st year.
Thank you. Thank you!
Want to make fun of classical music's most sacred cows? Be entertained, yet learn more about classical music and the arts?
Come Enjoy the "High C Diva!"
January 26, 2019, 4:30pm at Quail Point
Rhapsodic and whimsical, Colleen Mallette has charmed audiences across the US and abroad. She is a favorite with orchestras as well as the intimate cabaret venue. After years of serious studies and numerous performances in opera and oratorio, Ms. Mallette discovered her funny bone with her one woman recital spoof, The Lamaze School of Singing Presents: “ How to Birth a Song!” This production put Colleen on the map as a comedic talent akin to Victor Borge and Anna Russell. Deliciously sacrificing classical music’s most sacred cows is her forte. Her world premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and her US Premier with the Philadelphia Fringe met with rave reviews. Her internet debut was with the World Art. Com from Princes Street Gardens in Scotland with her hilarious partner in crime, Keith Critcher.She has to her credit one cd with the skillful Buddy Bray, a live performance of her American Cabaret, a collection of broadway and pop favorites. Her provocative new CD, Enchantment is scheduled to release Spring 2008.Still a favorite with orchestras, Colleen brings to life broadways pops with her Cole Porter renditions as well as Harold Arlen’s Somewhere Over the Rainbow and Gershwin’s Summertime. Ms. Mallette has sung under the direction of John Giordano, Ron Spiegleman, Robert Moody, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Joe Stekko and the illustrious Eugene Gwozdz. An eloquent cabaret chanteuse, Ms. Mallette has dazzled audiences on the intimate stage of Manhattan’s Birdland to the former Odette’s piano bar of Pennsylvania with the magical Bob Eagen.
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. "
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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