1 Bring Uniform to School
2 Orch Picture Day (in class)
5 Region Rechair/Sectional - OTHS
9 Musical Rehearsal
11 Musical Rehearsal
15 Santa Cops Kickoff
17 Musical Rehearsal
18 Pie Day 3-5p
19-20 Region Orchestra Clinic/Concerts
22-26 Thanksgiving Break
30 Musical Rehearsal
DOCUMENTS & FORMS
Supply List 2021-2022
Event Calendar 2021-2022
Donor Circle Program
Orchestra Friends Memberships
Letter Jacket Points Sheet
Spring Trip Flier
Endorsements & Fine Arts
DONOR CIRCLE PROGRAM
Our Donor Circle Program for the 2021-2022 school year is open! If you know an business in the Katy area interested in becoming a supporter of the the OTHS Orchestra please share this information about our Donor Circle Program. The following link has all the benefits of membership in the program. The Tompkins Orchestra Friends booster club is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. See more information here.
ORCHESTRA REGISTRATION & LINKS
Welcome back to the 2021-2022 school year. Please see links below to complete orchestra registration. Please note all items are due by September 3rd (online info/paperwork/fees)
Registration Instructions & Forms
Registration Fee Payment Info
Record Number of All-State Musicians
Congratulations to our 29 All-Region Orchestra members, our 17 All-Area Orchestra members, and OUR THIRTEEN ALL-STATE Orchestra members from the OTHS Orchestras. Mr. Porter and Ms. Mart are beyond proud of all your hard work and dedication to your craft. Job well done! We are tied for the most all-state students in Texas for the 2020-2021 school year!
Making a Difference in our Community
We are excited to be in a position to help our community that has supported the OTHS orchestra program in the past. If you own a business know a business interested in partnering with us for a spirt night let us know!
WHY IS POSTURE SO IMPORTANT?
Besides performing at maximum efficiency, body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident -- can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. Body posture shapes who you are.
Science Says Lessons Were the Best Thing Your Parents Ever Did For You
If your parents ever submitted you to regular music lesson as a kid, you probably got in a fight with them once or twice about it. Maybe you didn't want to go; maybe you didn't like practicing. But we have some bad news: They were right. It turns out that all those endless major scale exercises and repetitions of "Chopsticks" had some incredible effects on our minds. (Click through to read more)