SCI Conference – Houston Host Committee

SCI Conference Volunteer Opportunities


In order to have a successful conference in Houston, SCH is seeking volunteers. Come volunteer, network and have fun. See below for volunteer opportunities, benefits and info packet and agenda.

Please see this SCI Conference Volunteer Sign-Up for a list of volunteers needed (most recent as of 4/11/2019)

See Volunteer Benefits Overview Sister Cities of Houston for benefits of volunteering (most recent as of 4/11/2019).

Please click Volunteer Orientation Info Packet and Agenda (004) for the Volunteer Orientation Info Packet and Agenda (most recent as of 4/11/2019).

Register for the Sister Cities International Annual Conference 2019

Click here to register for the SCH Conference

SCI Sponsorship Opportunities

If you would like to be a sponsor for the Sister Cities International Annual Conference, please see below for sponsorship levels and what each level offers. For more details, please contact Jessica Ngo directly at

2019 Sister Cities International Annual Young Artists Showcase – Theme: Global Citizens: Resilient Communities

For entry and submission guidelines, please see the below documents:



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    Houston-Taipei Society – A Stradivarius Concert

    2:30 pm-6:30 pm

    A Stradivarius Concert – Save the date – May 19, 2:30 PM

    Please join

    Maestro Cho-Liang Lin 林昭亮
    Professor of Violin, Rice University

    on his 1715 Titian Stradivarius violin
    and friends

    Performing a Benefit
    Chamber Music Concert

    Sunday May 19, 2019 at 2:30 PM
    Shepherd School of Music
    Duncan Recital Hall
    Rice University

    All proceeds support sending Houston’s rising stars to the inaugural session of the 

    Taipei Music Academy and Festival in Taiwan

    $3,5OO – all expense scholarship for each musician
    (goal of twenty scholarships)

    to study with masters from around the world!

    Suggested Tax Deductible Donation:
    $300/tickets to the Autumn Appreciation Concert
    $1,500/attendance at a private reception per couple
    $3,500/festival tickets and special recognition in the program

    Payment by check or cash: at the door
    C/O Houston-Taipei Society
    950 Echo Lane, Suite 360
    Houston, Texas 77024

    Credit Cards: please use PayPal buttons below

    Host Committee:
    Dr. Anne Chao, Director-General Peter Chen, Amy Coburn MD, Dr. Laura Hsu, Deborah Lin, MD, Cindy Liu, Katherine Shen, Ann Stout MD, Elaine Tao

    Academy Advisory Board:
    Emmanuel Ax, YoYo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Leonard Slatkin, Yefim Bronfman, Mischa Maisky, Kent Nagano, John Williams, Jaap Von Sweden, Emerson Quartet

    Any level of support is appreciated, if you prefer to donate another amount, please send PayPal payment directly to the Houston-Taipei Society PayPal account at:

    For more details, visit: