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Renaissance Rock at Discovery Green

  • Discovery Green 1500 McKinney Street Houston, TX, 77010 United States (map)

Renaissance Rock at Discovery Green 

Pack a picnic and your sunscreen!   Enjoy an exciting outdoor performance of Ars Lyrica's Renaissance Rock program at Discovery Green, as part of their Sundays in the Park programming!   Dogs are also invited to this completely free opportunity. 

Find more info about Discovery Green's Sundays in the Park HERE.


In "Renaissance Rock," the Crumhorn Collective introduces students to more than fifteen fascinating wind and string instruments of the Renaissance. Through a lighthearted, varied, and highly interactive program featuring dance and consort music from England, Germany, France, Spain, and Italy, students explore the uniquely modular sound and instrumentation possibilities inherent to Renaissance music and instruments. The highlight is a “mixed consort” presentation, in which students are invited to participate by suggesting and hearing different instrument combinations for the dance tunes they get to know. When space permits, the students even get up and learn several simple Renaissance dances themselves, which allows them to connect with the music on a physical level and enhances their understanding of Renaissance culture. Students will leave excited about history, having thought critically about the similarities and differences between music's important societal roles in Renaissance and its roles in our own society.

To book an outreach performance in your school, please  email us at or call Ars Lyrica's office at 713-622-7443

Earlier Event: May 19
Harmony in the Air
Later Event: May 21
Songs from the Heart at Rienzi