Due to COVID-19 all scheduled dates are on hold until further notice.
DOCUMENTS & FORMS
Supply List 2019-2020
Donor Circle Information
Solo/Ensemble Entry Form
Letter Jacket Points Sheet
Endorsements & Fine Arts
Private Lesson Teachers
MUSIC OF THE AMERICAN MASTERS
Our biannual masterworks concert on January 30th was a wonderful display of our music departments at OTHS. Thanks to our fantastic parent volunteers and musicians of Sinfonia and Sinfonietta orchestras for making this year's masterworks the best! Bravo tutti!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 TOF SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!!!
Each year the Tompkins Orchestra Friends booster club presents a number of deserving orchestra students with scholarships to help them on their way. This year's winners included (from left to right) Ahsan Yahya, Rhea Bhat, Brandon Chao, and Mariangela DaCosta Martinez. Also pictured; Incoming TOF President Dr. Anna Chen, Past TOF President Mr. Naveed Yahya, Orchestra Directors Matthew Porter & Sundas Mohi-Truong.
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)