George Houle, Professor of Music emeritus, died in Palo Alto on January. 7, 2017. The Stanford Department of Music will present a memorial concert with the participation of Houle's colleagues, friends, and family in Memorial Church on Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. A reception will follow in Braun Music Center’s Braun Rehearsal Hall.
Houle will be remembered for championing early music through teaching and scholarship and for enriching the Bay Area’s musical life with frequent concerts of Baroque and Renaissance music. He was greatly appreciated by his talented and dedicated former students who are playing, teaching, studying, and writing about music all over the world.