The "Harmony in the Air” performing arts program is aimed at creating a stress-free, happy atmosphere through live performances featuring a diverse repertoire of classical, contemporary classical, smooth jazz and international music.
The Houston Airport System developed the program to celebrate the warmth of our people, promote our rich culture, and enhance the airport experience for our passengers and visitors.
Don't miss a beat. Take a look at the schedule below for September performances.
GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT (IAH)
Performances take place in Terminal A South, Connector and Terminal A North, Atrium.
Solo Pianist | Pianist and composer Pamela York’s current recording, Lay Down This World: Hymn and Spirituals, has received outstanding reviews form jazz fans and critics alike. She is a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and Berklee College of Music in Boston. Learn more at pamelayork.com.
Mondays, Noon to 3 p.m. | Terminal A South, Connector
Eclectic String Quartet Repertoire | Axiom Quartet is the String Quartet-in-Residence for the University of St. Thomas Music Preparatory School. The group hosts regular concerts there, performing a variety of works ranging from traditional classical and contemporary music to Broadway standards. Learn more at axiomquartet.com.
Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. | Terminal A North, Atrium
Pop | Tony Henry is one of Houston’s newest voices. With charismatic lyrics, the soul in his raspy voice has a magnetic power that grabs the attention of his listening audience. Tony has performed at Houston’s top music venues, including the Wortham Center and Miller Outdoor Theater. His talent and exceptional demeanor have awarded him appearances on BET’s 106 & Park and at the world-famous Apollo Theater in New York. From his resounding new single “Stuck in the Ghetto” to his intuitive praise-filled “Searching,” both written by the artist himself, his music is uplifting, encouraging and soothing to the soul. Learn more at www.tonyhenrymusic.com.
Thursdays, 3 to 6 p.m.| Terminal A North, Atrium
The Paul English Jazz Quartet
Jazz | Paul English is an internationally recognized composer, pianist, producer and educator. He has performed and recorded with jazz greats and produced numerous jazz and classical recordings. Equally at home in jazz, popular or classical settings, Paul enjoys composing and is a registered Steinway concert artist. Learn more at paulenglishmusic.com.
Fridays, Noon to 3 p.m.| Terminal A South, Connector
WILLIAM P. HOBBY AIRPORT (HOU)
All performances take place in the Central Concourse Rotunda.
Apollo Chamber Players
Chamber Music | Expanding the classical music canon, Apollo Chamber Players engage us with pieces inspired by specific ethnic/cultural/indigenous traditions. Passionate about arts education, the ensemble curates culturally-enriching programs through Young Audiences of Houston. Learn more at apollochamberplayers.org.
Mondays, Noon to 3 p.m.
Bob Chadwick Jazz Trio
Jazz | Bob Chadwick is a classically-trained professional flutist and musician, who performs and records jazz and original world music. Rounding out his Jazz Trio are Ray Wilson on guitar and Andrew Gordon on bass. Learn more at BobChadwickFlutes.com.
Tuesdays, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
45 South Jazz
Smooth Jazz | 45 South Jazz Quartet perform creative interpretations of jazz from traditional to contemporary, sprinkling in original content. While individually virtuosic, collectively their genre-blending style inspires newfound wonderment amidst the familiar. Learn more at cliffgordonmusic.com.
Thursdays, Noon to 3 p.m.
International Music | Houston's premier flamenco performance company presents the tradition and essence of the art of flamenco. With trademark passion and energy, founders and artistic directors Irma La Paloma and Jeremías García deliver an extensive repertoire of cante and guitarra along with percussionist Chris Howard on cajón and palmas. Learn more at soleroflamenco.com.
Thursdays, 5:30 to 8: 30 p.m.
Solo Pianist | Mark is a native Houstonian and versatile musician. He plays an eclectic mix of songs from many genres, entertaining across generational and cultural lines. His performance puts an elegant spin on standards, Broadway, jazz, pop and classical music. Mark holds a Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition.
Fridays, 2 to 5 p.m.