3 Freshman Breakfast 8am
3 Welcome Back Social 1-3p
6 Officer Training 9a-4p
7 Officer Session 12-2:30p
9 Uniform Measure TBA
10 Uniform Measure TBA
18 First Day of Classes
30 Seamstress Day (in class)
31 Poster Rally 3-5:30p
DOCUMENTS & FORMS
Supply List 2020-2021
Donor Circle Information
Letter Jacket Points Sheet
Endorsements & Fine Arts
Audition Results for 2021-2022
We could not be more excited for the coming school year than we are today. Please know that we strive to challenge all students in the orchestra classroom and regardless of what orchestra you've placed into that ALL orchestras at Tompkins are great orchestra. We very much look forward to seeing you all again next year old and new students alike.
2021-2022 Tompkins High School Orchestras
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.
DONOR CIRCLE PROGRAM
Our 2019-2020 Donor Circle Program has closed however, 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.
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)