Why Join the Nimitz Orchestra?

  • The Nimitz HS Orchestra is like a big family!  The friends you make and the experiences you have in orchestra will help you achieve your full potential.  Students from Bowie, Lady Bird, De Zavala and Lamar middle schools make up the amazing Nimitz Orchestra. Together we have lots of orchestra events like socials, UIL contests, full orchestra, performances, cluster concerts, Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest, musicals, community service, fundraisers, yearly banquet and our End-of-Year festival trip.  We also perform really awesome music - join the fun!

    Do The Research:

    It is fact - Music makes you SMARTER! Studies have found that music students outperform academically compared to other students, often by large margins.  Research has also shown that students who are involved in Orchestra receive higher SAT/ACT scores, overall highest grades, and higher attendance at school.  Colleges pick students for scholarships who are involved in music, and you don't even have to major in it!  As parents and educators, it is imperative that we value creative thinking in children.  

    Check out this link: Music Education Benefits

    And this one: SAT Scores and Music or Average SAT Scores and Music

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