The Dan F. Long Middle School Orchestra is an established orchestra program with a long history of excellence dating back to the 1980s. Students consistently earn distinctions at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contest, Solo and Ensemble Contest, and the TMEA All-Region Orchestras. Long Orchestra musicians are exceptional students in all areas at Long Middle School. They display exemplary behavior and commitment to academics, often earning campus distinctions such as Student of the Month and End of Year Academic Awards. Our program's high expectations combined with consistent support and guidance allow Long Orchestra students to achieve excellence, build lifelong skills, and deepen their love for music.