Frequently Asked Questions by Incoming Freshmen:
Can I participate in orchestra and sports at the same time? Yes, we have students in orchestra that are multi-sport athletes.
Can I take AP classes and orchestra at the same time? Yes, we have many students that are enrolled in multiple AP classes and orchestra.
If I play cello/bass, do I need to bring my instrument from home? No. We have enough school-owned cellos and basses for you to use while at school.
I love music! How can I get more involved beyond orchestra class? There are tons of opportunities for you to get more involved. Some of these include: District and State Orchestra, Youth Orchestra (BAYS), Musical Pit Orchestra, Jazz Band/Ensemble and more!
Can I earn a letterman jacket In orchestra? Yes
Does orchestra go on field trips or have socials? Yes
How much time outside of class is required? Chamber 1 and Chamber 2 orchestras rehearse 1 day a week after school. All Orchestra students are required to attend all concerts.
If you have any additional questions email our director at MChisum@ccisd.net