About AHS Orchestra

Austin High School logoStephen F. Austin High School was founded in 1881 and is the oldest public high school west of the Mississippi River.

Austin High School is a 6A high school, grades 9-12, located in the Austin Independent School District in Austin, Texas. The orchestra director for Austin High School is Mrs. Ana Maria Solís de Herrera. The orchestra program consists of four orchestras: Camerata Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, Recital Orchestra, and Chamber Orchestra.

String Orchestra UIL Contest

To view the orchestra’s 2021 UIL performance, click here.

Auditions for 2021-2022 Freshmen!

Welcome to the Austin High Orchestra. If you are an incoming freshman who would like to play in an intermediate or advanced orchestra, please review the available slots on May 4 and 5 in the link below to sign up. Prepare one scale and a piece of your choice that demonstrates your highest technical ability, If you want to be in the regular freshman orchestra, there is no need to audition.

Freshman Auditions

Austin High Composers Concert!

Join the Austin High School Varsity Orchestra’s performance of six original compositions created by its members and produced by the students themselves. On Saturday, April 24, 2021, “Composition Showcase” will be the culmination of a year-long project with the Austin Symphony Orchestra (ASO). To view the performance, please visit the “Austin High Orchestra TX” YouTube channel or click here.

Austin High Composers Concert media release

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