Veterans Songbook

Library: Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building

Date: 11/7/2016

Time: 6:30PM - 7:00PM

Type: Workshops & Training

Age Group: adults

What's your story?

Join Houston Grand Opera’s final Veterans Songbook writing workshop at the Central Library on Mondays in November from 5:30-7:00 PM.
In English | for women only | Program Place
En Español | para todos los veteranos | Concourse Meeting Room

This unique four-week workshop celebrates self-expression through sharing stories. Led by a writer from Writers in the Schools (WITS), participants will be encouraged to explore written and verbal storytelling. A Houston Grand Opera composer will write new songs inspired by the stories shared. Offered in English and Spanish.
Questions? Please call Emily Wells at Houston Grand Opera (713-546-0211).

About the Veterans Songbook
Houston Grand Opera’s multiyear Veterans Songbook initiative gives voice to the stories of Houston-based men and women who have served our country and to the stories of their loved ones, sparking a community-wide conversation about conflict and courage, strength and sacrifice. Through workshops held in collaboration with local veterans service organizations and Houston-based composers, the Veterans Songbook provides a unique opportunity for self-expression to veterans of all ages and backgrounds. For more information, please visit or call HGOco Programs Manager Emily Wells at 713-546-0211.

Song of Houston projects are supported by:
Houston Endowment
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Bank of America
Texas Commission on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts