In collaboration with Rice University's ENGL 397, "Capturing Music: A Cultural Writing Clinic" taught by professor Sydney Boyd, Ars Lyrica Houston recently hosted a creative prose writing competition. Professor Boyd's course was created with a goal: To discover the cultural role that classical music plays in Houston. Over the course of a semester, students attended a diverse array classical music concerts that reflect the diversity that is Houston's classical performing arts scene.
Students from ENGL 397 attended Ars Lyrica's most recent "Italian Sirens" concert and were given a writing assignment to capture Italian Sirens in 400 words. The winning entry by Lydia Dick was selected by a panel inclusive of Ars Lyrica staff, board members, and Artistic Director. Follow the link HERE to see the complete article along with the winning entry and biography of the author!