Overview of Program 
    • Instrumental music programs are open to all 6th-12th grade for band and 4th-12th grade for orchestra. This is instrumental music offering involving string instruments.
    • Instrumental music includes ensembles like: Concert Band, Marching Band, Jazz Band, String Orchestra, Full Orchestra, Mariachi, Chamber Ensemble and Pit Orchestra.


    The vision for Dallas ISD Instrumental music is to provide exemplary superior experiences to all students.  Exemplary experiences include UIL, TMEA, TAME and other external competitions.

    Community Partnerships

    • Dallas Winds
    • Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    • Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra
    • Orchestra of New Spain
    • Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra
    • Southern Methodist University
    • Dallas Veterans Day Parade


    • 5 bands UIL Area Marching Contest
    • An average of 16 TMEA all state musicians every year
    • Countless UIL superior ratings
    • Increases in the number of Sweepstakes awards 
    * Students Participating in DMEA All City Clinic + Concert
    DMEA Orchestra