About This Show
Show Info: MISSION The mission of the Houston Symphony is to inspire and engage a large and diverse audience in Greater Houston and beyond through exceptional orchestral and non-orchestral performances, educational programs and community activities. VISION In 2025, the Houston Symphony will be America’s most relevant and accessible top-ten orchestra. VALUES Excellence: Committed to the highest level of artistic, administrative, board and volunteer quality and performance Community Engagement: Foster meaningful experiences with our patrons and community Education: Promote learning opportunities for listeners and students of all ages Innovation: Pioneer and implement new and creative ideas in our work Relevance: Provide musical performances and resources that enhance the lives of our stakeholders and community Financial Sustainability: Responsibly invest in our present and dutifully plan for our future Inclusivity: Embrace and promote diversity across all levels of our organization Collaboration: Approach relationships with a spirit of respect and interconnectedness Vision 2025: A Strategic Plan for Transformational Change Through a yearlong process in 2014 that drew on the expertise of over four dozen members of the Houston Symphony’s board, orchestra, staff and community members, our organizational goals have been refined to reflect the values we hold most dear and the organization we wish to become. Learn more about our future plans in our 2025 Houston Symphony Strategic Plan.