* * * Brett Mitchell named Music Director of the Moores Opera Center * * *

After serving as guest conductor for five productions over the past three seasons, the Moores Opera Center in Houston has just appointed Brett Mitchell as Music Director, effective September 2012. Mitchell will lead the company in up to four fully staged works each season throughout his initial three-year contract. Mitchell will also serve as Assistant Professor on the Moores School of Music faculty at the University of Houston throughout this appointment.