Welcome to the home of the award winning Bellaire Orchestra and Piano Program, a fine arts enrichment course for students interested in using music to make a positive impact upon society.  Along with hosting many All-Region and All-State performers, the orchestra has received many state and national awards, and has consistently received superior ratings by the University Interscholastic League.  

DIRECTOR
Laurette Reynosa is Director of the Orchestra and Piano Program at Bellaire High School.  Before coming to Bellaire HS, Mrs. Reynosa taught at Lanier Middle School, as well as schools in Humble ISD.  Under her direction, her orchestras have received many honors, including UIL Sweepstakes and Best in Class awards in festivals across the state.  Her orchestras have also consistently placed as finalists in the Texas Honor Orchestra Competition. 

Mrs. Reynosa is a native Texan.  As a child, she began piano lessons at age five, and joined her school orchestra on viola at age 10.  She graduated from the University of Houston in 1997 with a Bachelor of Music degree in viola performance.  During the summer, she is on staff at the Sam Houston State University Orchestra Camp, and the American Festival for the Arts summer music conservatory.  She is a member of the Texas Music Educator's Association, Texas Orchestra Directors Association, and Texas Music Adjudicators Association.  For over 20 years, Mrs. Reynosa has been a successful freelance performer and private teacher.  Many of her students have participated in region and state orchestras.  She remains very active as a performer, clinician, and adjudicator.

2017-2018 Student Officers:
President - Emily Pan
Vice-President -  Meghan Larson
Secretary/PR - Jesse Ji
Historians - Heather Huang & Mona Mirpour
ORC Chairs - Sandy Song & Chloe Trinh
Librarian - Martin Sirakov
Philharmonic Liaison - Julia Gay
Chamber Liaison - Mona Al-Zaiydi


AWARDS &

RECOGNITION

2017 - 4 Members Selected tothe Texas All-State Orchestra
2017 -  TMEA Honor Orchestra Finalist
2016 – 6 Members Selected to the Texas All-State Orchestra
2016 – TMEA Honor Orchestra Finalist
2015 – 5 Members Selected to the Texas All-State Orchestra
2014 - TMEA Honor Orchestra Finalist
2014 – 10 Members Selected to the Texas All-State Orchestra
2013 - TMEA Honor Orchestra Finalist
2013 – 7 Members Selected to the Texas All-State Orchestra

CONTACT US:
5100 Maple St  |  Bellaire TX 77401
Phone:  713-295-3751
Email:  bellaireorchestra@gmail.com

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