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The Brazos Valley Chorale

The Brazos Valley Chorale pursues its commitment to excellence in choral music of all types, providing discerning audiences in Bryan/College Station with performances of great choral music at the highest standards. The 130-voice Chorale is known and respected for its difficult and ambitious repertoire of great choral masterworks and contemporary classics. The singers form a cross-section of the community, from college students to retirees.

Contact: or 979-476-8199

Brazos Valley Music Teachers Association

Organized in 1956, the Music Teachers Association exists to promote higher professional standards, better ethical practices, and improved methods in the teaching of music.


Brazos Valley Jazz Society

The mission of the Brazos Valley Jazz Society is to support and promote public awareness of and interest in live jazz in the Brazos Valley through performance, education and outreach.


Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra

The mission of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra is to maintain a symphony of high artistic standards, and to promote the musical arts for cultural and educational purposes throughout the Brazos Valley. As a professional symphony, the BVSO presents a full season of a classical subscription, free outdoor, holiday pops, and children’s concerts each year.

Contact: or 979-696-6100

Brenham Children’s Chorus

Primarily educational, the mission of the Brenham Children’s Chorus is to provide choral music education and performance opportunities for children and youth. Through singing and performance, children achieve high artistic standards and develop discipline, responsibility, team work, self confidence, and an appreciation of the arts.


Friends Association of the Symphony Orchestra

The Friends Association of The Symphony Orchestra (FASO) promotes, supports and assists the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra (BVSO). FASO also provides educational and performance opportunities for the youth in the Brazos Valley.

Contact: or 979-696-6100

Friends of Chamber Music

Friends of Chamber Music brings music from diverse periods and cultures, performed by world-class musicians, to the Brazos Valley. Through free concerts and outreach programs at area schools, we strive to enhance the cultural life of the community.


Round Top Festival Institute

Over a thirty five year period and with the help of its patrons and friends, The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts has developed superb year round education and performance programs. It has also created a unique 210-acre campus – Festival Hill – containing major performance facilities, historic houses, extensive gardens, parks and nature preserves.

Contact: or 979-249-3129

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Welcome to Saint Andrew’s, in the heart of downtown Bryan! Music plays a large role in building the Beloved Community at Saint Andrew’s, in worship and life together.  They are supported by a 45-rank, 3-manual Pilcher pipe organ, which is an outstanding example of the American Classic organ.  It was renovated in 2005, and includes a division in the rear gallery as well as pipes above the Choir seats on the Chancel. Music outreach includes events like Family Caroling at Christmas, and Carols and Cocoa after the annual Downtown Bryan Lighted Christmas Parade.