Mission Statement

"The mission of the Lamar Middle School Band Program in Austin, Texas is to provide students with an enriching musical experience:  to facilitate students in developing a level of musical growth that will enhance their quality of life and enable them to become lifelong advocates of music."

2019-2020 Band Sponsors

Stacey & Joel Brewer

Latest News

Summer Band Camp!

August 05, 2019

Free summer band camp for all students in Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Symphonic Winds!

Date: August 5 - 8

Location: Lamar Middle School

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Next Generation Jazz Festival

April 07, 2019

This April Mr. Escobedo and the Lamar Jazz Factory will be traveling to Monterey, California to perform in the 2019 Next Generation Jazz Festival, one of the biggest and most prestigious music festivals in the United States. In addition to performing at the festival, the Jazz Factory has been selected as a 2019 Next Generation Jazz Festival finalist! Our talented Scottie musicians will compete against five other middle school jazz bands for top honors. Lamar is the only middle school from outside the state of California to be selected as a finalist. Congratulations to Mr. Escobedo and the Lamar Jazz Factory, and good luck at the competition!

Come try out some instruments and see what band is all about! No experience needed!

Fall Concert!

November 01, 2018

Jazz Factory, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds, and the Dance Company concert on November 1st!

Lamar Summer Band Camp

August 06, 2018

This band camp is for all 7th and 8th graders in Symphonic Winds and Symphonic Band! Bring your instrument, pencil, flip folder/lyre, snack, and art supplies. 

The 71st MIdwest Clinic

May 29, 2017

The Symphonic Winds was just one of four middle school bands invited to perform before an international audience this December at the world-renowned Midwest Clinic.

Symphonic Winds Advance to Area!

June 06, 2017

Congratulations to the Lamar Symphonic Winds for placing 1st at TMEA Honor Band - Region Level.  The band has now advanced to the TMEA Honor Band - Area Level and will complete on 6/22/17.  Way to go band!

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