Texas Scope

Texas String Divas

For classically-trained string players, the traditional route to making a living as a professional musician is fairly narrow: win a job in a major orchestra, find a full-time teaching position, or gig like there is no tomorrow....

The Lone Star State en Pointe

No, ballet wasn’t born in Texas. But, in accord with the proverbial Law of Attraction, it got here as fast as it could. Since the arrival of a troupe of traveling Russians during a time when even Hollywood movies were still, literally, finding their voice, the art and practice of ballet has been nurtured by Texans, who support not one, but three multi-million-dollar-budget ballet companies, and a host of smaller, but no less notable, organizations....