The Lamar Middle School Orchestras are conducted by Jeni Berecek.  Our orchestra program offers students a variety of specialized course options, including Beginning Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, and Symphony Orchestra, as well as Fiddlers, Philharmonic Orchestra, and a Violin Technique class.

"The Lamar Orchestra’s mission is to advance string education by encouraging the study and making of music by all, and to provide a strong foundation for a lifetime of music making."
- Lamar Orchestra Mission Statement

If you are interested in joining the amazing Lamar Orchestra program, it is never too late! Please contact Ms. Berecek at jeni.berecek@austinisd.org to join today!


Orchestra students and parents are encouraged to connect with our program on our various online platforms, including our website, YouTube channel, and Facebook page.

To get involved with our Booster Club, please email our Friends Of Lamar Orchestra (FOLO) president, Lisa Shackelford (lisacpa@sbcglobal.net).  


Congratulations to Lamar Symphony Orchestra on their SWEEPSTAKES at UIL 2018!  Lamar was the ONLY middle school orchestra to perform a piece (The Don Quixote Suite) at a level 5 at UIL.  Congratulations to Ruby A., Marly A., Carden A., Emily C., Pascale E., Maia E., Dylan G. Marisol G., Lucy H., Thea K., Konnor L., Lucy M., Audrey M., Wylie M., Emerson M., Sydney N., Ileana N., Santiago O., Eugenio P., Amelie R., Mason S., Anokhi S., Ingrid S., Zoe T., Hazel T., Anna W., Noah W., Peter W., Rebecca Y., and Maria Z.!