Musical Bridges Around the World has a variety of programs all at no cost to the public, educational and senior communities, thanks to our generous sponsors and donors like you. Click on a program below to visits its page for event dates, ticket registration, supporting the program, and more!
PUBLIC PROGRAMS & EVENTS
FREE & Open To The Public! Tickets May Be Required For Entry.
Free concert series that merges the historic architecture of the nation’s oldest continuously operating Catholic sanctuary with enchanting music from the finest artists from around the globe!
MBAW Art Gallery
Office gallery that presents exhibitions by emerging and established visual artists, with free quarterly receptions and other events that bring the community of artists, collectors and visitors from all backgrounds together.
International Music Festival
Free annual multi-day concert festival that directly creates opportunity for meaningful community dialogue by showcasing the creativity and art of world hotspots normally associated with negative stereotypes.
The Gurwitz International Piano Competition
Quadrennial competition that discovers the next generation of top young pianists from around the world and celebrates cultural diversity by bridging the art of classical piano with World Music. All events free except Round IV and Awards Brunch.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Programs
Supporting our educational and senior communities through concerts and more!
Kids to Concerts
Free concert series that introduces schoolchildren K-12 to faraway cultures from all over the world through interactive folk music and dance in their very own schools.
Free educational engagement that provides Title 1 schoolchildren opportunities to travel the world with cultural concerts and all-encompassing STEAM curricula in their very own classrooms.
Free concert series that provides outstanding live music performances to our respected seniors in assisted living and community centers in the greater Bexar County area!
Scholarships & Fundraisers
Colburn-Pledge Music Scholarship
Music scholarship that provides college tuition assistance to young Texas string instrument players preparing for careers in classical music. Formerly managed by the foundation of the same name from 1985-2021.
D’s on Keys
Annual fundraising gala that benefits our community programs while also celebrating the artistic talents of community executives, scientists, musicians, D’s, MD’s, JD’s, and other professionals.