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Jones, Robert

Classroom Information

Robert Jones - Taft Raider since 1998.



phone: 210-397-6000 

                 Schedule 2013- 2014


(Regular Schedule)




Orchestra Preparation, Tutorials, & Section Rehearsals




Varsity Orchestra   




Freshmen Orchestra




JV Orchestra


4 11:41-12:29

Guitar Ensemble







6, 7


Off Campus

Middle Schools


MS Orchestra Rooms



Hoffmann ES M/W

Henderson ES T/Th

ES Music Rooms




Site Description
Texas Music Educators Assn. - Region/State regulatory organization. Super resource for musicians. Region and state music listings. Convention information. Lots of useful links.
Prescribed Music List. Check your solo and ensemble selections to make sure they are on this list. UIL regulates - Solo & Ensemble Contest and Concert and Sight Reading Contest.
Learn all about the Texas Commission on the Arts’ programs and services.
Grades 4-12 & College Intro Math * Science * Social Studies * English Available daily 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM En Espanol Mon-Fri 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM We Need You!! Please ask for help.
On Line tuning site. Generates pitches for a variety of instruments.
Online ear training
Useful and mostly free teaching materials and other resources for: School orchestra directors. Private studio teachers. Future string teachers and college methods classes. String players of all ages for self-study.
Adaptive pitch test: Accurately measure your pitch perception abilities
Free printable staff paper
Music writing software.
Online music factory - lots of fun.
Austin Classical Guitar Society
Since its humble beginnings as a teaching studio in 1974, Guitar Solo Publications has become an internationally recognized source for guitar music, guitars, ukuleles, mandolins, recordings, strings, accessories, and information.
On this site you can find approximately 2000 GUITAR CHORDS and 86 scales. Chords are divided into two groups - normal and split. Choose from the list a chord interesting you and press button GET. And also you can select different variations of chords on a guitar fingerboard.
The international classical guitar community's premier event will be held in Austin, Texas. This year's host is the Austin Classical Guitar Society. The 2010 Convention features concerts with celebrated artists from around the world, interactive workshops on topics ranging from technique to flamenco interpretation, and scholarly lectures. Vendor Fair, International Concert Artist Competition, and Youth Competitions
UTSA - 2009 Festival Information
UTB/TSC Guitar Studies has been nationally recognized as a superior program for training performers and it is the leading university in guitar teacher training for classical players. This was one of the first university guitar programs in the United States to develop and maintain extensive ensemble opportunities for its guitarists (including this festival), and this environment has become central to the rapid technical and musical growth of its students.
Edgar Cruz performs Bohemian R. for solo guitar. Noisy audience, but great performance!
From the CD: "Classical Demands", 1997 Historical Video.
Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition Program Saturday, March 28, 2009
UT Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition Friday, March 27, 2009
Here they are!! The Famous Guitar Arts Studio TRIO II in their award-winning performance at the Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition, Friday, March 27, 2009
Second half of the Trio's program in Brownsville at the Guitar Ensemble Competition. Friday, March 27, 2009
First half of the First Place Award-Winning program by the GFA Showcase-Bound and soon to be Internationally Famous GUITAR ARTS QUARTET!!! Filmed in sunny Brownsville, Texas on March 27, 2009 ...
Second half of the First Place Award-Winning program by the GFA Showcase-Bound and soon to be Internationally Famous GUITAR ARTS QUARTET!!! Filmed in sunny Brownsville, Texas on March 27, 2009
Julius Plays Malaguena 7/07
(From Poster) NOTE: The 1st piece skips. I don't know why - it sounds good on the tape and I uploaded it several times to try and get a good one. But it continued to skip every time...
Student Honors Trio from Andrea Cannon Guitar Arts Studio in Houston, Texas. Students ages 10-16
Guitar Arts Studio Middle School Trio performs at the Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition in March, 2008.
Your one-stop shop for the arts in San Antonio Cultural Heritage Walking Tours and Maps Cultural Events Calendar Gallery and museum listings Performing arts venues and organizations San Antonio artists and artisans information Local, regional, and national arts news and information.
Official site of the San Angelo Symphony
Official site of the San Antonio Symphony
Student oriented music magazine.
Great program showing how minor actions determine long-term results. Think about how carefully you practice. This is also a good site to impress your math and science teachers.


Project Date

Taft Events

Event Location Date
Taft High School 3/20/2014 5:30 PM
Auditorium 4/29/2014 7:00 PM
TBA 5/16/2014 7:00 PM


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Letterman Jacket Requirements.doc 9/4/2010
Texas Music Scholars.pdf 9/4/2010
Excessive Absence Notice.htm 9/4/2010
1604MapUTSA.pdf 9/4/2010

Henderson Strings

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Henderson Strings Registration.docx 9/21/2013
Henderson Orchestra Schedule 13.14.docx 9/14/2013

Hoffmann Strings

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Hoffmann Strings Registration.docx 9/14/2013
Hoffmann Orchestra Schedule 13.14.docx 9/14/2013

All Elementary Strings

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Elementary supply list.doc 9/21/2013
recommended string list 04.pdf 9/21/2013
Instrument Sizing Chart.jpg 9/21/2013
Elementary Private Lessons.docx 9/21/2013
elemVLN FINGERING CHART.doc 9/21/2013
elemVLA FINGERING CHART.docx 9/21/2013
elemCELLO FINGERING CHART.doc 9/21/2013