Clear Lake High School Orchestra
Clear Lake High School Orchestra

 



Clear Lake High School Orchestra wins State and Nationals

 

Clear Lake High School Orchestra finishes 1st at the TMEA Honor Orchestra Competition and 1st at Nationals under the direction of Bryan Buffaloe and Kevin Black! This is the third time CLHS Orchestra has taken this crown at the TMEA Honor Orchestra competition (1991, 2011, and 2013). We are so proud of all of our students!

 

Also, congratulations to all CLHS Orchestra seniors Class of 2013 graduating this year! We are very proud of you and thank you for your four years of commitment to orchestra in making us one of the best in the state. Good luck in college and we wish you nothing but the best in all your future endeavors.

 

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Clear Lake High School Orchestra with conductor Bryan Buffaloe at the TMEA Honor Orchestra performance 2011

 

After numerous years of finishing in the top 10 but falling short of the gold, Lake Orchestra finally did it! The Clear Lake High School Full Orchestra under the direction of Bryan Buffaloe, Kevin Black, and John Law performed their Honor Orchestra Concert on Friday, February 11, 3:30pm in the Lila Cockrell Theatre in downtown San Antonio at the TMEA Convention/Clinic. The last time this amazing feat was accomplished by Lake Orchestra dates back to 20 years ago in 1991 under the direction of James Kidwell.

 

Thank you to all of our supporters, families, friends, private teachers, and past alumni that were part of this journey. We could not have done this without you. Congratulations to all our hard-working students on the stunning performance and accomplishment.

 

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Clear Lake High School Orchestra Symphony Center in Chicago 2010

 

The 2010 Clear Lake High School Orchestra Spring Concert will be on Wednesday, May 26th 7:00 pm at Deer Park HS South Campus Performing Arts Center (Directions) featuring selections from Glinka, Brahms, Dvorak, and Mozart. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend. Hope to see you there!

 

Also, congratulations to all CLHS Orchestra seniors Class of 2010 graduating this year! We are very proud of you and thank you for your four years of commitment to orchestra in making us one of the best in the state. Good luck in college and we wish you nothing but the best in all your future endeavors.

 

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Clear Lake High School Full Orchestra on Stude Concert Hall 2008

 

The 2009 Clear Lake High School Orchestra Spring Concert will be on Thursday, May 28th 7:00 pm at Gateway Community Church. (Map) Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend. Our feature pieces performed by the full orchestra are The Cowboys Overture, Symphony No. 5 Mvmt. II Overture by Tchaikovsky, and La Forza Del Destino Overture by Verdi. Hope to see you there!

 

Also, congratulations to all CLHS Orchestra seniors Class of 2009 graduating this year! We are very proud of you and thank you for your four years of commitment to orchestra in making us one of the best in the state. Good luck in college and we wish you nothing but the best in the future.

 

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Clear Lake High School Orchestra Graduating Seniors Class of 2005

 

The 2008 Clear Lake High School Orchestra Spring Concert will be on Tuesday, May 20th 7:00 pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. (Map) Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend. Our feature piece performed by the full orchestra is Romeo and Juliet by Tchaikovsky. Hope to see you there!

 

Also, congratulations to all CLHS Orchestra seniors Class of 2008 graduating this year! We are very proud of you and thank you for your four years of commitment to orchestra in making us one of the best in the state. Good luck in college and we wish you nothing but the best in the future.

 

Clear Lake High School Orchestra on Carnagie Hall in 2006

 

Clear Lake High School Orchestra's invitation to perform in Carnegie Hall on April 14, 2006 was extended to only four high school orchestras in the United States during that time.

 

Aside from their performance, our students had the privilege of visiting many sites and attractions such as the Empire State Building, Times Square, Central Park, Ellis Island, Ground Zero, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Planet Hollywood, South Street Seaport, Chinatown, and the Sony Wonder Technology Lab. They also had the chance to witness spectacular broadway performances by the Blue Man Group at Astor Place Theater, Wicked at the Gershwin Theater, and The Phantom of the Opera at the Majestic Theater.
State and National Champs
TMEA Honor Orchestra Concert
Spring Concert 2010
Spring Concert 2009
Spring Concert 2008
Carnegie Hall 2006

 

 

 

 


Clear Lake High School Orchestra Banquet Video 2009-2010
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Clear Lake High School Orchestra Banquet Video 2005-2006
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TMEA 2011 Clinic/Convention Performance
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Where would you want to go for an Orchestra trip?

Breckenridge (Skiing)
Chicago
Dallas (Six Flags)
LA (Disneyland)
New York City
Orlando (Disney World)
San Antonio (Six Flags)
Europe

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Alan Chen - Vice Pres.
Linh Tran - Secretary
Patrick Pan - Historian
Evan Johnson - Historian
Lina Zhao - Historian
Amir Ali - Librarian
Amanda Zhao - Librarian
Sunny Yam - Eq. Manager
Daston Arman - Eq. Mgr.

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Upcoming Events

February 1, 2014 - Solo and Ensemble Contest - Clear Lake High School

December 19, 2013 - 12:00p.m. to 2:30p.m. - Orchestra Holiday Party - Clear Lake High School

December 10, 2013 - 7:00p.m. - Winter Concert and Dinner - Clear Lake High School Auditorium

November 22-23, 2013 - Region Orchestra Clinic and Concert - Clear Falls High School

November 6, 2013 - Orchestra Pictures in Class - Clear Lake High School

October 26, 2013 - 8:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. - All-State Orchestra Auditions/Recording - Clear Lake High School

October 24, 2013 - 7:00p.m. - Fall Concert - Clear Lake High School Auditorium

October 12, 2013 - Region Orchestra Auditions - Westbrook Intermediate School

October 10, 2013 - 3:15p.m. - Chamber I State Honor Taping - Clear Lake Baptist

October 5, 2013 - Chamber I State Honor Taping - Deer Park High School Performing Arts Center

October 3, 2013 - 3:15p.m. - Chamber I State Honor Taping - Clear Lake Baptist

September 13, 2013 - 11:00p.m. to 6:00a.m. - Orchestra Lock In - ITZ Family Entertainment

September 9, 2013 - Open House - Clear Lake High School

September 5, 2013 - 7:00p.m. - Auditorium - Clear Lake High School

August 26, 2013 - First Day of School - Clear Lake High School


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