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After over a year, the Seven Lakes Orchestras had a social at Main Event! Our students enjoyed their time there, whether it be gunning down their peers in laser tag, flexing their bowling skills or burning their money away at the arcade!

After over a year of virtual school, we had our first social where students created posters for their representative orchestras, instrument, and grade levels! We played classic SLORK games like Lifeboat and later watched a movie together (Luca)!

Today, the SLORK Student Leadership Team attended a leadership workshop along with Taylor and Tompkins Fine Arts leaders with Scott Lang teaching them valuable leadership skills! Thank you @scottlangleadership for coming out and teaching us today!

Our officers ran a booth at Fish Camp, welcoming new students into our school! We introduced them to our orchestra program and all the fun an orchestra student would have.

Our last, and for many students, first in-person concert, was a huge success! The PAC was packed with a socially distanced audience that listened to the performance that musically ended our Orchestra year! We also saw the world premiere of some student compositions! Our Combined Orchestra (consisting of our Camerata, Philharmonia 2, and Philharmonia 7 …..

Rosters have been released for the school year (see your Wed “news” day email). Thank you to all of our student musicians who auditioned! See you live and in person in the fall! The 2021-2022 Roster can be found here

On March 1st, our Divertimento and Symphony Orchestra were evaluated at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluation on our campus. Both groups earned a “Sweepstakes” trophy, which means that each of the three judges gave them a Superior rating (I) for their performance and sight-reading. We regret that our families were not able to attend, but please check …..

The Seven Lakes Orchestras had their annual Spring Trip this year to Orlando, Florida, where they enjoyed themselves at both Universal Studios and Disney World. Furthermore, students and directors participated in a workshop hosted by the Disney Performing Arts Organization during their trip. The trip took place between March 5th to March 9th

THIS IS IT. Last summer, our Symphony Orchestra was crowned the state champions of Texas. The title includes a coveted invitation to perform at the annual TMEA Clinic and Convention, an event for music educators, and All-State students. If your child is in the Symphony Orchestra, this is a HUGE deal. Their performance will be …..

Each biennial year, the Fine Arts Department presents a Masterworks or Musical. This year’s event is our Masterworks, which features the Music Department only. Under the baton of Dr. Alan Zabriskie from Texas Tech University, our presentation, themed “Into the Light,” will be presented on Saturday, February 1st. Music by modern composers including Jake Runestad, …..