• Room will be open for instrument pickup on Friday March 20 11am-1pm (no more than 10 students at a time in the room).  Rest of the building will be closed.


  • October 17       Fall Concert               6:30pm@Madison Auditorium

    December 10   Winter Concert           6:30pm@Madison Auditiorium

    February 26     UIL Preview Concert   6:30pm@Madison Auditorium

    April 13           Evening With Strings  7pm @Blossom Athletic Center Gym

    May 20           Spring Concert           6:30pm@Madison Auditiorium

    More specific dates for each orchestra can be found in the Handbook on CHARMS or on the calendar tab of this website.

Upcoming Events

About the Orchestra Director

Mr. Don Bustos

Phone: 356-1490


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education All Level Instrumental Music

Mr. Don Bustos

Some facts about me: ♦ I have been teaching orchestra in the public schools for over 25 years.♦ My primary instrument is the cello; my secondary instrument is the piano.  ♦ El Paso Symphony Cellist (91-2003)♦ Symphony of the Hills Cellist (current)♦ I graduated from the Baylor School of Music.♦ My family plays stringed instruments.♦ I visit my hometown of El Paso as often as possible.     


This is the webpage for Orchestra and AP Music Theory

Course Policies and Documents

Tutoring Schedule

  • Orchestra/Music Theory Tutoring: 

    Friday 8:15am-8:45am

    Friday 4:15-4:45pm

    Other Subjects (Library) Tutoring: Tuesday and Thursdays: 4:15-6PM

Class Schedule

  • Orchestra Room Hours:  8AM-4:45PM M-F

    Teaching Schedule:

    1st Period (8:55-9:44) Chamber I Orchestra
    2nd Period (9:50-10:45) Chamber II Orchestra
    3rd Period (10:51-11:40) Concert Orchestra
    4th Period (11:46-12:35) Lunch
    5th Period (12:41-1:30) AP Music Theory
    6th Period (1:36-2:25) Sinfonia Orchestra
    7th Period (2:31-3:20) sinfonia Orchestra
    8th Period (3:26-4:15) Conference

    Practice Assignments:  Daily, 30-45 minutes outside of classtime