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Message From the CEO – Backstage Fall 2018

Message From the CEO – Backstage Fall 2018

We are extremely excited to announce the judges for the 2020 Gurwitz International Piano Competition in San Antonio, TX! We are honored to have Maestro Sebastian Lang-Lessing - the Artistic Director of the San Antonio Symphony as Chairman of the Jury. The...

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Las Amigas Holiday Party

Las Amigas Holiday Party

Last Thursday Musical Bridges Art Gallery was the site of its very first private luncheon hosted by San Antonio womens group -- Las Amigas.  Approximately 30 guests gathered in the MBAW gallery adorned with pointsettas and christmas trees; enjoying...

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Welcome Adriana Flores to the MBAW Board

Welcome Adriana Flores to the MBAW Board

Please join us in welcoming our newest Board member, Adriana Flores! Adriana Flores was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University at College Station with a Bachelors Degree in English, with minors in...

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Kids to Concerts-Russia!

Musical Bridges Around the World is proud to report another successful segment of our community outreach Kids to Concerts program at no charge to the schools visited! On January 22-23 & 26-27, the Flying Balalaika Brothers from Austin visited 8 San...

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Kids to Concerts

Kids to Concerts

Musical Bridges reaches over 50,000 students annually in Title I schools through Kids to Concerts, a free community educational outreach program. Many guest artists of the 5th International Music festival also performed for San Antonio school children as...

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D’s on Keys

D’s on Keys

Our annual fundraising event “D’s on Keys” took place on 26 January at the Empire Theatre and exceeded all expectations! We want to thank Honorary Chairs Francisco & Graciela Cigarroa for their leadership. We are also grateful to our brilliant board members Awilda...

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The Gurwitz 2020!

The Gurwitz 2020!

Last summer the San Antonio International Piano Competition merged with Musical Bridges Around the World. The competition was renamed after it’s longtime supporter Ruth Jean Gurwitz and will henceforth be known simply as “The Gurwitz.” In preparation for...

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5th Annual International Music Festival!

5th Annual International Music Festival!

Our 5th International Music Festival was held 27 January - 4 February 2018 with a lineup of amazing guest artists from 23 countries. The festival offered eight culturally diverse productions handcrafted into world-class masterpieces by Artistic Director,...

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Deep thoughts or aftermath of IMF

Deep thoughts or aftermath of IMF

Musical Bridges’ 5th International Music Festival was truly an international endeavor! Guest artists from 28 countries participated in one-of-a-kind programs including six gold medalists of the former San Antonio International Piano Competition...

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Lions and Tigers and Bears, OH MY!

Lions and Tigers and Bears, OH MY!

My husband Robert is obsessed with the Milky Way! He took pictures of it from different parts of the equator but like a lonely wolf is drawn to the moon. Rob is drawn to a Milky Way on every dark night. His pure love of nature significantly opened my mind...

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