The Caprock High School Orchestra program is dedicated to the continued development of musical knowledge and technical skills for every string performer. It is our goal to help each student develop a passion for music and achieve their highest musical ability through solo and group practice.
The Caprock Orchestra has consistently won awards at various competitions throughout the state including Best in Class at the Greater Southwest Music Festival and the Dallas Showcase of Music. Our performing ensembles continue to earn sweepstakes ratings at UIL contests and several of our students have represented Caprock at the All-Region Orchestra contest. Many of our music scholars are also members of the Amarillo Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Director, Danica Ahedo
Miss Danica Ahedo started out on viola in Lubbock ISD in 6th grade where her love of music truly began. After graduating from Lubbock High School in 2001, she attended Texas Tech University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education in the fall of 2005. In 2006, Miss Ahedo moved to Amarillo and accepted the position as the orchestra director at Travis Middle School. After working for three years at the middle school level, she accepted the position of Caprock High School Orchestra Director in 2009. In addition to directing the Caprock Orchestras, Miss Ahedo also conducts the Preparatory Strings and coaches the 2nd violin section of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Amarillo Youth Orchestra program. She is a proud member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Orchestra Directors Association.
Assistant Director: Christian Anderson
Bowie Middle School - Fabian Saldana
Fannin Middle School - Jill Carlander