to the Ross Sterling Middle School's Award Winning Orchestra program!
As performing groups, the Sterling Middle School orchestras have
established a tradition of excellence that is due to the hard work of
the students and the support of their families. My goal is for the
students to competently perform on a string instrument as well as foster
a sense of pride in their abilities, a deep love and enjoyment of
music, and an appreciation of its value in society.
orchestra offers much more than just concerts in which the students will
play and the families will hear. There are many field trips to fun
events like Schlitterbahn Water Park, the Houston Symphony, Houston
Aeros Hockey Game and field trips to see other groups perform. The
students will also be challenged both physically and mentally in ways
unique to the musical experience and in a manner that has been
recognized as a force to stimulate social and intellectual growth.
Families, as an integral part of the learning environment, will be
provided with all the information they will need to guide their
student's practice and help further encourage growth and positive