2015-2016 Auditions

Please find your audition music below by instrument.  You will audition on May 4-6.  Current 9th graders will audition in their orchestra class, and incoming 8th graders will sign up for an evening audition time with their middle school teacher.  Transfers should contact Mr. Ross directly at ryan.ross@pisd.edu to set up an audition.  Good luck and happy practicing!


If you are considering auditioning for the Legacy Orchestra, please download this letter.

Spring Trip Meeting

Please don’t forget that the spring trip meeting is scheduled for this Tuesday (March 31) at 7pm in the JHS cafeteria.  All students and a parent of those going on the trip need to make plans to attend.

All State Results

I am so pleased to announce we have a record-tying 10 students in this year’s All-State Orchestras!  This is a tremendous honor and is the highest achievement for an individual school music student in Texas!  Congratulations to the following students!!! Results are not official until Tuesday morning


13 – Samantha Choo (Symphony Violin I)

41 – Raymond Chen (Philharmonic Concertmaster)

57 – Kevin Bai (Philharmonic Violin I)


9 – Jarod Stone (Symphony)

24 – Navin Ahire (Philharmonic)

26 – Nisha Rajesh (Philharmonic)

30 – Serena Cheng (Philharmonic)


22 – Gahwon Lee (Philharmonic)

35 – Daniel Zhong (String)

36 – Angel Yi (String)

All State (Round 1 Results)

Congrats to the 12 Jasper students who are advancing to Round 2 of this year’s All-State competition!  If your name is below, this means that you have made “All-Area,” but you haven’t made an All-State orchestra yet!  We’ll find that out tomorrow.  Good luck!  We are sure to have quite a few All-Staters!


6 – Samantha Choo

38 – Kevin Bai

52 – Tim Wang

113 – Raymond Chen


7 – Navin Ahire

17 – Serena Cheng

35 – Nisha Rajesh

46 – Jarod Stone


9 – Daniel Zhong

15 – Angel Yi

17 – Gahwon Lee


60 – Kate Dedrick