Houston Education

09Jan 2017

The Houston Saengerbund presents the eight Finalists of its Second Annual German Singing Competition in concert on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman in Houston, Texas.  Tickets are $10, $5 for students. The Finalists were selected from 82 entrants.  Three judges will select the […]

24Dec 2016

Following is a message from Rustin Buck, Organizer of the Houstonfest German Contest: Dear speakers and friends of the German language, I would like to invite you to help promote the study of the German language in the Houston area by serving as a “judge” at the Houstonfest German contest.  Some of you have helped […]

30Jun 2016

Another evening of fun and laughter awaits us with the delicious movie Wer Früher Stirbt Ist Länger Tot (Grave Decisions).  One reviewer thought that the “plot fits together perfectly, captures you completely, makes you laugh out loud hysterically at times and cry at others.” When this film was first released 10 years ago, it quickly […]

11Apr 2016

The following letter is from Shelby Lyn Simms, a student from the Houston area currently studying at Abilene Christian University, who is raising money with a Leipzig or Bust Invitational Golf Tournament for her study trip to Leipzig this summer. Hello! 2016 is going to be a great year as I plan to study abroad […]

10Apr 2016

We can hardly wait until Tuesday evening, when we meet to hear Paul Hopper on Siegfried – the Mythological Hero.  It will be an enthralling talk!  For more information, please take a look at the article on our website http://houstonleipzig.org/2016/03/31/houston-leipzig-presents-paul-hopper-on-siegfried-the-mythological-hero/. Please be sure to let us know now at angelika@houstonleipzig.org that you will join us […]

08Apr 2016

Join us in this celebration of Leipzig, sister city to Houston, as the Rolston String Quartet performs a stunning chamber music program, rich in the luscious tones of Schubert’s “Quartettsatz” D703, Haydn’s String Quartet in G Major, Op. 77 No. 1, and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 No. 1. This very special […]

19Feb 2016

I am a volunteer for the Carnival Ticket Sales Committee representing the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Through the sales of HALF PRICE carnival packs and admission tickets and the solicitation of donations, our dedicated volunteers raised more than $7.8 million last year alone to help support the Show’s mission and Texas youth and education!! […]

17Jan 2016

Here is a quick update of what’s going on and what might be of interest to you. Today, Sunday, January 17, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Memorial Log House of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1510 Cambridge, opposite Gate 3 of the Houston Zoo, http://www.sanjacintodrt.org/pioneer.htm. Marec Béla Steffens, librettist of the […]

17Jan 2016

Dear Members and Friends of the Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association, I am excited and honored to serve as your President in 2016. I became involved with Houston-Leipzig in 2013 and I have served on the Board since 2014. My interest in joining Houston-Leipzig arose when I met some of your members through other organizations. My […]

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