• Beginning

    The Beginning Orchestra is open to any student who has not had prior experience playing an orchestral instrument. This class is dedicated to learning the fundamentals of playing a musical instrument and music reading. Students will participate in a Winter and a Spring Concert. They will also have the opportunity to participate in a solo/ensemble festival. Eligible students will be able to go on an end of year trip.

    Concert

    The Concert Orchestra is a performing group normally open to students who have had at least two years of recent playing experience. Performance participation is required to be a member of this group. Some of these performances do NOT take place during the school day. During the course of the year, all eligible students will be able to participate in a Winter and Spring evening concert, concerts at elementary school, U.I.L. concert/sight-reading contest and solo/ensemble festival. Students may also audition for Region Orchestra in October if they so desire. Eligible students will have the opportunity to go on a “Spring Reward Trip”.

    Advanced Concert

    The Advanced Concert Orchestra is a performing group normally open to students who have had at least three years of recent playing experience. Performance participation is required to be a member of this group. Some of these performances do NOT take place during the school day. During the course of the year, all eligible students will be able to participate in a Winter and Spring evening concert, concerts at elementary school, U.I.L. concert/sight-reading contest and solo/ensemble festival. Students may also audition for Region Orchestra in October if they so desire. Eligible students will have the opportunity to go on a “Spring Reward Trip”.

    Manor Fiddlers

    The Manor Fiddlers is a new performing group. We will meet once a week after school for rehearsals. This group will tour extensively in the central Texas area to promote the orchestra. We will learn and perform pieces from various musical genres such as classical, jazz, pop, mariachi, country, and western swing. We will play at elementary schools, Manor Fest, Christmas in the Park, Manor Heritage Fest and more.