Summary: NEWS & NOTES
The Men of Moores a cappella group led by Laz
Estrada (studio of Hector Vasquez) will be per-
forming for the KHOU, Channel 11 coverage of
Houston's Thanksgiving Holiday parade on No-
vember 24 at 9 am.
The winners of the 2011 Moores School of Music
Concerto Competition are violinist Laura Cividi-
no (DMA student from the studio of Andrzej Gra-
biec) and baritone James Rodriguez (Masters
student from the studio of Joseph Evans).
John Benzer will be the guest clinician and con-
ductor for the Region 9 Symphonic All-Region
band during the weekend of December 9th. Re-
gion 9 includes the Spring, Klein and Conroe
school districts, where a large number of our for-
mer UH students are band directors.
He will be presenting a clinic at the Midwest In-
ternational Band and Orchestra Conference with
Sharon Kalisek (BM, Education `87 - Director