Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Memorial High Conductor will be honored

Memorial High School Orchestra Director Bingiee Shiu will be honored for his contributions as an educator by the American Festival for the Arts (AFA) in a benefit luncheon on Nov. 9 at the Houston Racquet Club. This community event begins at 11:30 a.m. on that day.

Orchestra Director Bingiee Shiu has taught 21 years at Memorial High.

He has guided, shaped and impacted the lives of hundreds of music students. “Bingiee is well known for his tremendous dedication to his students and we are thrilled to honor his leadership and commitment to the arts education community,” AFA’s Executive and Artistic Director Michael Remson, Ed.D., said in a news release.

Proceeds from ticket sales for the luncheon at the Racquet Club, 10709 Memorial Drive, benefit the AFA Scholarship Enrichment Fund, which gives qualified students the opportunity to attend AFA programs regardless of their ability to pay. Tickets begin at $50.

For more information, call 713-522-9699 or visit AFA online at www.afatexas.org


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