The Houston Symphony Chorus is on hiatus as of June 2020. Dr. Betsy Cook Weber was appointed Director of the Houston Symphony Chorus in 2014. She also serves as professor of Music and director of Choral Studies at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music.
Betsy is in high demand as a conductor, clinician, adjudicator and lecturer and has conducted performances in more than half the states in the United States. Internationally, she has conducted acclaimed, prize-winning performances in France, Wales, Germany and the Czech Republic. She is editor of the Betsy Cook Weber Choral Series with Alliance Music Publishing, and in 2013, she became the 13th person and first woman to receive the Texas Choral Director Association’s coveted Texas Choirmaster Award. Betsy holds degrees from the University of North Texas, Westminster Choir College and the University of Houston.