Saturday, December 5, 2020

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra to Present Live Holiday Performance at White’s Chapel in Southlake

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Apex Arts League present “The Sounds of the Season” program featuring a live holiday performance at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church on December  17 at 7 p.m.

This event will celebrate the holiday season with a family-friendly concert that is sure to get you into the holiday spirit with all your favorite carols like “Deck the Halls,” “Jingle Bells,” “Sleigh Ride” and more! All selections will be performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra brass and percussion sections.

Masks and social distancing required. Enter ONLY at the main door by the gift shop.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. There will be no ticket sales at the door. Tickets are available online at www.apexartsleague.com.

The Julius Quartet – A Mother’s Day Concert

APEX Arts League is delighted to present the Julius Quartet, with pianist Mikhail Berestnev, in ‘A Mother’s Day Concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Grace Chapel at White’s Chapel UMC Southlake.

Hailed as “the captivating young string quartet” (The Bennington Banner), the Julius Quartet is rapidly making itself known in the chamber music world. Formed in the fall of 2012, the quartet is the Peak Fellowship Ensemble-in-Residence at Southern Methodist University’ Meadows School of the Arts, having served in numerous prestigious capacities including as Graduate Quartet-in-Residence at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University (where they were mentored by the celebrated Shanghai Quartet) and as “The Boston Conservatory’s Honors String Quartet”. The Julius Quartet has concertized at esteemed venues across the United States including the Shalin Liu Performance Hall at Rockport Music in Massachusetts, the Moss Arts Center in Virginia, Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University, Alexandar Kassar Theater in New Jersey, and Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall New York.

This concert will feature works by Joseph Haydn, Fanny Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann, in a program that celebrates the profound influence and enlightenment of woman in music.

As part of APEX’s Chamber Music Series, concert tickets and APEX Membership can be purchased at www.apexartsleague.com, as well as at the door. Light refreshments will be served following the concert.

Apex Arts League to Present In Memoriam: A Memorial Day Dedication by The New American Quartet

APEX Arts League, a volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to actively advancing the arts, artists and arts education in the apex of the Dallas /Fort Worth Metroplex, is proud to present its forthcoming chamber music concert titled ‘In Memoriam: A Memorial Day Dedication’, featuring The New American Quartet.

Comprising principal musicians of the Dallas Symphony and friends, The New American Quartet will engage the audience with an inspiring program of works by Dvorak, Barber, Gershwin and Porter, honoring those who died defending our freedom and democracy as well as celebrating the grandeur and optimism of the American life.

This dedicative concert continues APEX’s successful Chamber Series, providing patrons with the opportunity to experience the detailed color and vibrancy of music in more intimate venues. The concert will take place on Sunday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Grace Chapel at White’s Chapel UMC in Southlake. Refreshments will follow the concert.

Tickets may be purchased at the door. Adults – $20; Seniors, Students & Apex Members – $15.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit apexartsleague.com.

DSO on the GO: Southlake

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces its return to Southlake, Texas, as part of the DSO on the GO concert series. DSO on the GO is presented by Ebby Halliday, REALTORS.

Assistant Conductor Ruth Reinhardt will lead the DSO in a program of exciting classical works on April 5, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Selections will include Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, Prokofiev’s “Classical Symphony,” Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite and more.

Patrons may arrive early for a pre-concert lecture. It will be led by DSO Director of Education, Jamie Allen at 6:15 p.m.

Single tickets are $19 for general admission, $15 for APEX members and $9 for students. Tickets can be purchased at www.mydso.com or by calling (214) TIX-4DSO.

What: DSO On the GO: Prokofiev’s Classical and Grieg’s Peer Gynt

When: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Pre-concert lecture: 6:15 p.m.

Concert: 7:00 p.m.

Where: White’s Chapel United Methodist Church
185 S White Chapel Blvd | Southlake, TX 76092

Purchase: General Admission $19, $15 Apex members and student tickets $9. For tickets and information, visit www.mydso.com or call (214) TIX-4DSO.

DSO on the GO was launched in 2012 with a classical concert in Allen, Texas. In the 2017/18 season, DSO on the GO features the full Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing classical and pop concerts in cities and neighborhoods across North Texas. DSO on the GO concerts include familiar classical pieces and popular light classics, with concerto soloists who are principal musicians from the Dallas Symphony.

DSO on the Go Concert Poster for Prokofiev's Classical and Grieg's Peer Gynt

UNT One O’Clock Lab Band Featured at 10th APEX Annual Jazz Festival

The University of North Texas’ (UNT) Grammy-nominated ensemble One O’Clock Lab Band will be the featured jazz band at the 10th Annual Jazz Festival presented by the APEX Arts League in Southlake in March.

The concert is slated for Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at White Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 South White Chapel Boulevard. Three highly talented high school jazz bands will open the program, performing commissioned pieces written by composition students at UNT.  The High School Bands include:

  • Carroll High School Jazz Orchestra from Southlake, Texas
  • Birdville High School Jazz Ensemble from North Richland Hills, Texas
  • Liberty High School Jazz Ensemble from Frisco, Texas

The One O’Clock, under the direction of Alan Baylock, is the premier performing jazz ensemble from the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies Program.   The One O’Clock is a seven-time Grammy-nominated ensemble and is noted for its exceptional individual musicianship and tight ensemble performance.  The One O’Clock frequently appears in major jazz venues such as Birdland (NYC), Blues Alley (DC) and Catalina’s (LA) and has produced more than 60 albums in its tenure.

Tickets at the door are $15 for adults, $10 for band parents, seniors and Apex members and $5 for students. Tickets can be purchased online at apexartsleague.com or at the door.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit www.apexartsleague.com 

 

Apex Arts League Presents Avant Chamber Ballet Returning With Nutcracker

Apex Arts League and the Avant Chamber Ballet present the holiday classic, Nutcracker: Short and Suite in Southlake with a cast of professional dancers and live music.

This season’s production is a family-friendly, one-hour holiday celebration with all your favorite characters!

“Each year we update and refresh the production with little changes to the choreography and costumes,” says Artistic Director Katie Cooper. “It doesn’t seem like the holidays without Nutcracker but it’s great to be able to something a little bit different. We skip some of the storytelling sections and focus on everyone’s favorite dancing which makes it an easier and shorter production for kids in the audience, too.”

The performance is presented by Apex Arts League who brings top level arts group such as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Fort Worth Symphony to Southlake. It is made possible through the support of Arts Council Northeast.

Tickets are available online or at the door. Ticket prices are $20 Adult or $15 Seniors, Students and Apex Members.

Nutcracker: Short and Suite
November 16, 2017
7:30 PM

Whites Chapel
185 S. Whites Chapel Blvd.
Southlake, TX 76092

Programming and casting for all productions are subject to change.

This information was provided by Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts in the apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Nutcracker: Short and Suite Event Information

Apex Arts League and The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Present: American Suite

Apex Arts League and The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announce a performance in Southlake in October as part of the DSO on the GO concert series. DSO on the GO is generously supported by Ebby Halliday, Realtors.

Assistant Conductor Ruth Reinhardt and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will return to Southlake on October 15, 2017, at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. DSO Principal Second Violin Angela Fuller Heyde will perform Edgar Meyer’s Violin Concerto, a traditional solo work colored with Meyer’s bluegrass roots.

“I am so excited to share the stage with my colleagues for this beautiful work,” said Fuller Heyde. “I love the colors and energy of the Meyer Violin Concerto, especially its complex rhythms and gorgeous melodies.”

Other works on the program also explore folk music through an unexpected lens. Aaron Copland’s Three Latin American Sketches represent the iconic American composer’s musical reaction to his visits and studies in Mexico.  Dvořák’s American Suite was written after the composer’s famed trip to the “New World” and mixes American themes and Czech folk music.

DSO on the GO was launched in 2012 with a classical concert in Allen. In the 2017/18 season, the series will feature the full Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing classical and pops concerts in cities and neighborhoods across North Texas. DSO on the GO concerts include familiar classical pieces and popular light classics, with concerto soloists who are principal musicians from the DSO.

Single tickets are $19 for general admission, $15 for Apex members and $9 for Students. Tickets can be purchased at www.mydso.com or by calling 214.TIX.4DSO.

This information was provided by Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts in the apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Coming to The Marq

APEX Arts League and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra bring a musical educational experience in “Musical Math” to Aria Amphitheater at The Marq Southlake on Sunday, May 7 at 1:00 PM.

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will perform an education program for families with children on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at The Marq in Southlake. Associate Conductor Daniel Black will lead the orchestra in the Symphony’s “Musical Math” program, which explores tempo, meter and more in famous orchestral tunes like “Hoe Down” from Copland’s Rodeo, Pachelbel’s Canon in D, Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5, and others.

“In music, we are always counting,” said Lindsey Branch, the FWSO’s director of education and community programs. “So, we created the “Musical Math” program to show all the ways these two subjects, math and music, are really related and to help students make connections between things they’re learning in the classroom, like fractions, and certain elements of music, like note values or time signatures.”

This performance will take place in Aria Outdoor Amphitheater at The Marq—located at 285 Shady Oaks Dr. in Southlake, TX, 76092—on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and children and $8 for Apex members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FWSO Ticket Office at 817-665-6000 or by visiting the Forth Worth Symphony website.

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This information was provided by Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts in the apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Apex Arts League to Present UNT One O’Clock Lab Band in Southlake Concert

The APEX Arts League will present to the Northeast Tarrant County community The One O’Clock Lab Band in concert on Saturday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m., at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 South White Chapel Boulevard, Southlake.

Three local and highly talented high school jazz bands will open the program, performing commissioned pieces written by composition students at UNT. The High School bands include:

  • Carroll Jazz Orchestra from Carroll Senior High School, Southlake, Texas
  • Jazz Ensemble from Plano Senior High School, Plano, Texas
  • Lab Band 1 from Denton High School, Denton, Texas

The One O’Clock, under the new and exciting direction of Alan Baylock, is the premier performing jazz ensemble from the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies Program. The One O’Clock is a seven time Grammy- nominated ensemble and has produced a multitude of great composers, performers, and educators all throughout the world, recording more than 60 albums in its tenure.

Tickets are available at the door or online. The price of the ticket is $10 for adults and $5 for students, seniors, and Apex members.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit the Apex Arts League website.

This information was provided by Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts in the Apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

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