Spring Alumni Spotlight

Jeremy Dutton (Instrumental ’12) was highlighted in the Houston Chronicle for his early success in the New York jazz scene, noted as the latest in Houston’s “Drummer Factory.” “Two years ago producer Don Was — also president of the jazz label Blue Note — said ‘we should probably set up a satellite office next to…

5 Ways to Follow 2020 Distinguished Alum Rhoda Boone Lane (’97)

2020 Distinguished Alum Rhoda Boone Lane (’97)   2020 is the first year HSPVA Friends is honoring not one but TWO Distinguished Alumni — siblings Rhoda Boone Lane (Visual Arts ’97) and Will Boone (Visual Arts ’01) — at the 14th Annual Encore Luncheon! For table and ticket purchases at our event honoring Rhoda and her brother Will, visit us here. Rhoda has a pretty unique…

14th Annual Encore Luncheon: Tastemakers

On behalf of Chairs Frank and Evelyn Angelle we are pleased to invite you to the 2020 Encore Luncheon! Join us in honoring our 2020 Distinguished Alumni, Rhoda Boone Lane and Will Boone. Purchase Tables or Tickets here! About Our Honorees For the first time, the annual Encore Luncheon will honor not one but two Distinguished Alumni: siblings Rhoda Boone Lane…

December Alumni Spotlights

Chandler Foreman (Instrumental ’15, pictured above) was crowned Miss Texas back in July, and next week, she’ll compete in Miss America 2.0. She is using her reign to advance social service projects near and dear to her heart, including leadership education. Learn more about her projects here, and be sure to cheer her on at the competition, which you…

Alumni News: Fall 2019

James Francies (Instrumental ’13, pictured here) performed at the Wortham Center in early November for the BlueNote Records 80th Birthday Celebration Concert. He also gave a clinic to Kinder HSPVA students! Judith Franklin (Vocal ’97) and Jhardon DiShon Milton (Theatre ’09) are both performing in the Broadway cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL in…

MusicFest! Two HSPVA Traditions Combine

Continuous live music in four venues, all under one roof! All proceeds benefit the Kinder HSPVA Music Departments Join us on Thursday, October 24, for MusicFest! MusicFest is all about honoring the spirit of Spaghetti Supper, the annual fundraising event for Kinder HSPVA’s Music Departments, while accommodating the new location, layout, and unlimited potential of…