We've been posting Fort Worth filmmaker Erik Clapp's series of short films for the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony. Clapp has been posting a new film every Friday; the latest, Color and Complexity, is the ninth of the 10-part series.
In Color and Complexity, principal horn Mark Houghton talks about the influence his parents -- and Hollywood -- had on his becoming a musician, and about his first days with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Here's the film, which is about five minutes long:
The FWSO begins its American Festival featuring works by Gershwin, Copland, Barber, Bernstein, John Williams and others Friday night at Bass Hall; the festival continues through Sunday night. For a primer on the composers, go here.