Past Event
The Shepherd School of Music
Friday, September 30
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Opening Night with the Shepherd School Symphony *SOLD OUT*

About the Event

Rice University, Alice Pratt Brown Hall - Stude Concert Hall

6:30 p.m.: Pre-concert Lecture for Shepherd Society Members with
Professor and Chair of Musicology Gregory Barnett
Duncan Recital Hall

7:30 p.m.: Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra
Jerry Hou, Conductor
Stude Concert Hall

Johann Strauss Overture to Die Fledermaus 
Ravel Daphnis & Chloé, Suite No. 2
Stravinsky Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)


  • Tickets are free of charge and required. Assigned seating.
  • Tickets will be mailed to the address provided in your registration below.
  • Tickets will be held at WILL-CALL for registrations completed after 5:00 p.m. CT on Friday, September 23, 2022


Current Shepherd Society members receive priority seating (limited to 2 tickets per member).

Wait, there is more….

In addition to priority seating, Shepherd Society members receive a complimentary drink and access to an exclusive pre-concert lecture prior to the concert. Stop by the Shepherd Society welcome table in the foyer beginning at 6:00 p.m. to pick up your drink ticket.

Click here to become a Shepherd Society member today!


  • Masks are not required but encouraged by all visitors to The Shepherd School of Music.
  • The Shepherd School follows the Rice University COVID policies and are subject to change without notice.
  • Parking is available in West Lot 2 off of Rice Blvd via entrance #18.
  • For additional questions or concerns, please call the Shepherd School Concert Office at 713-348-8000.


Program Information

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