New email service for Houston Early Music News

We have a new email list server for our patron newsletter Houston Early Music News. If you were subscribed to the previous Yahoo Group then within the next 24 hours you should receive notice of the change as well as our latest (August 25) newsletter.

If you did, there is nothing you need to do to continue receiving the newsletter. If you did not receive these messages, then you should check your spam filter and register as a valid contact.

The previous Yahoo Group is now inactive. However, you may receive one more reminder of the change, just to ensure that all our subscribers are aware.

If you have not yet signed up for our email newsletter (or wish to modify or cancel your subscription), you may do so at

Newsletter 25 August 2008

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Houston Early Music

presenting the world’s finest period ensembles and soloists … bringing to life music from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance to the Baroque and Classical periods. Experience with us early music played on original instruments, by musicians reviving
performances of the past.

In this newsletter:

  • New email delivery service
  • First concert of the season
  • Season subscriptions now available

New Email Delivery Service

This newsletter is coming from our new email delivery service. We will no longer use the former Yahoo Group service, except to inform subscribers of the change. You will continue receiving email at your current subscription address.   Please make sure that is registered in your contacts list or with your spam filter to ensure that delivery will not be blocked.

If you wish to modify or cancel your email subscription, please see the links at the bottom of this email. For new subscriptions visit

Our first program will be

Fri., Sept. 26, 2008, 8:00PM
THE PLEASURES OF LOVE AND LIBATION: Airs by Julie Pinel and other Parisian women.
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
1311 Holman (at Caroline)

Boston-based La Donna Musicale is dedicated to the research and the historical performance of music by women composers. Their concert recreates the luxuriant environment of an intimate Parisian salon, replete with the sounds of voices in solo, duo, and trio settings, with flute accompaniment and supported by the captivating tones of the harpsichord, and viola da gamba. (

Tickets are $30 for general admission, $25 for seniors, $10 for students, under 15 free. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling (after Sept. 14) 713-432-1744.

The full season schedule is at 

Season Subscriptions

We are now accepting subscriptions to our 2008/2009 season. Please see the season overview on our web site. You may subscribe by printing and mailing the subscription form

Our mini-brochure is also available as a PDF FILE you can print for a handy one-page summary of our season.

We look forward to seeing you at our concerts this season.


Houston Early Music
P.O. Box 271193
Houston TX 77277-1193
Phone 713-432-1744

Houston Early Music is funded in part by grants from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

Go Green and Receive Free Tickets

Help Houston Early Music “Go Green” and Receive 2 Free Tickets to a Concert As easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Send your name, postal mailing address, and concert choice to
  2. We will add you to our email list for concert reminders in place of post cards
  3. Your tickets will be at the Will Call desk at your chosen concert.
Houston Early Music wants to keep you better informed about our programs and also save printing and mailing pre-concert postcard reminders. If you subscribe to our email newsletter in place of postal mail, you save us expenses and reduce environmental waste. To show our gratitude, we will give you one pair of tickets to a future Houston Early Music concert. Send an email including your name, postal mailing address, and concert choice to We will place you on our Houston Early Music News email list in place of sending postal mail outs. Your free tickets will be waiting for you at the “Will Call” desk at your chosen concert. You benefit in other ways, too: our email newsletter contains more information than we can put on a postcard and gives you background on the artists, program, and other events. We will continue to mail you annual concert and subscription forms at the beginning of each season. This offer is good for both new and current email list subscribers, whether or not you are on our postal mailing list .You don’t have to be a season ticket subscriber. It is limited to one pair of tickets per postal address. If you previously accepted our offer to “go green”, let us know and we will be pleased to provide you a pair of free tickets. And if you want receive our email newsletter and still receive the concert postcards, just let us know. Your email address will be kept private and used only to send you concert notices and related information from Houston Early Music. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions in the newsletter, or sending an email to

Help Houston Early Music “Go Green”

Help Houston Early Music “Go Green”

You can help conserve our environment and lower costs for Houston Early Music. Mailing postcard reminders to patrons prior to each concert uses up paper and costs us money. Many patrons rely on our website and email newsletter for concert information. If you are on our print (postal) mailing list and would like us to remove your name, please email us at