A Musical Bridges Around the World Membership Series 

Five salon concerts on select Saturday evenings in some of San Antonio’s magnificent venues.

Season 27 Schedule

Duo Baldo look at each other while playing

Pictures at an Exhibition | 5 October 2024

Gurwitz 2024 Audience Favorite and Silver Medalist Tatiana Dorokhova returns with a spectacular solo piano program featuring all-time favorites including Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky.
Janoska Ensemble perform in front of red background

Fasten Your Seatbelts! | 9 November 2024

Prepare to be dazzled by Duo Baldo and Italian soprano opera diva Maria Luigia Borsi. The comedic duo of violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi combines virtuosity, theatrical humor, and pop culture into an unforgettable evening.
Calmus Ensemble poses in professional attire.

Mirabile Mysterium | 7 December 2024

One of the most successful vocal groups in Germany, the Calmus Ensemble are shaped by the centuries-old tradition of great German boys’ choirs and present a perfect blend of sound, precision lightness. This holiday a capella program will feature carols and Christmas music all the way from the 11th century to the present.
Leonardo Colafelice leans on side of piano, towards camera.

Gurwitz Laureates in Concert | 8 February 2025

2024 Gurwitz Gold Medalist Yungyung Guo (China), Silver Medalist Tatiana Dorokhova (Russia) and Bronze Medalist Young Sun Choi (South Korea) return to San Antonio with mesmerizing piano artistry.
Dmitri Illarionov and Boris Andrianov pose for picture, with instruments.

Invoke | 10 May 2025

“Your not-so-typical string quartet”, Invoke, performs music from American traditions including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz and minimalism. Fueled by their passion for storytelling, this ensemble weaves styles together to form a contemporary portrait of our country.

Membership Details

Membership Dues & Benefits | $2,000 Annually or $165 Monthly ($20 Discount)

Membership for Two (2) individuals to Five (5) Saturday evening salon concerts & dinner with award-winning artists in some of San Antonio’s most magnificent homes and venues, which includes:

  • International Cuisine & Wine followed by Coffee & Dessert
  • Private Performance by Acclaimed MBAW Artists
  • Inclusion in select MBAW Print & Virtual Materials
  • Musica Viva Signature Lapel Pin

Please contact Erika Hicks at erika@mbaw.org or 210.464.1534 ext. 7 to be added to the waitlist.

General Policies

  • Membership Term: Memberships are valid for 365 days (1 year) from the day of your donation. Pending availability, one can join at any time during the year.
  • RSVP Policy: Please RSVP by the deadline written on your printed and electronic invitations. Because a final headcount is submitted to our catering partner in advance, late RSVPs may not be accommodated.
  • Guest Policy: Should there be availability, you may join the waitlist for one-time guests (outside of your membership benefits) with a donation of $250 per guest. Please contact Erika Hicks to check availability.

How Your Membership Impacts the Community

Your paid membership also supports MBAW’s mission of global arts for all, through 8 free programs to the community such as:

  • Musical Sprouts – Educational, arts-infused program where students explore different countries and diverse cultures while learning social emotional skills, core classroom subjects, and experience the arts through live or virtual concerts. Reaching schoolkids in normal, Title-1, and charter schools, homeschoolers, and transitional living centers. 
  • Golden AgeConcert series in senior living communities and centers throughout Bexar County. This program frees residents of any logistical/financial challenges concerning transportation or ticketing fees.

Thank you again so much for including me in what was a mesmerizing evening! It was truly spellbinding!”

Kati McAllister