TMS Band Calendar

The Latest – Updated Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Tucker Middle School Band
2019 – 2020
Calendar

Aug. 5 • First Day of School

Aug. 12 • All 7th/8th Grade Band members must have their instruments and Band method books for class

Aug. 13 • General Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM in the TMS Cafeteria

Aug. 19 • All 6th Grade Band members must have their instruments and Band method book (Essential Elements 2000, Book 1) for class

Aug. 20 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal begins (4:15pm- 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Aug. 29 • Band Practice Log #1 Due to Ms. Kang.

Sept. 2 • Labor Day (Schools Closed)

Sept. 10 • (Optional) Postmark deadline for Fall Solo & Ensemble Registrations and Payments

Sept. 12 • Band Practice Log #2 Due to Ms. Kang.

Sept. 26 • Band Practice Log #3 Due to Ms. Kang.

Oct. 1 • (Optional) Postmark deadline for All-State Band Applications and Payments

Oct. 8, 2019 • Fall Concert (7th/8th Grade Band Members Only) at 7:00 PM in the TMS Cafeteria

Oct. 10-11 • Fall Break

Oct. 14 • Columbus Day (Schools Closed)

Oct. 17 • Band Practice Log #4 Due to Ms. Kang.

Oct. 19 • (Optional) Fall Solo & Ensemble Performance Evaluations

Oct. 24 • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Field Trip for 6th Grade (concert begins @ 10:15am)

Oct. 31 • Band Practice Log #5 Due to Ms. Kang.

Nov. 5 • Teacher’s Workday

Nov. 9 • 7th/8th grade Woodwinds sectionals practice; 9:00am – 10:30am; TMS Band room

Nov. 12 • Postmark deadline for LGPE Registration Forms and Payments

Nov. 14 • Band Practice Log #6 Due to Ms. Kang.

Nov. 16 • Saturday band practice, 7th/8th grade Brass & Percussion; 9:00am – 10:00am, TMS Band room

Nov. 25-29 • Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 5 • Band Practice Log #7 Due to Ms. Kang.

Dec. 7 • (Optional) All-State Band Middle School District Auditions

Dec. 10 • Winter Concert (All 6th/7th/8th Grade Band members) at 7:00 PM in the TMS Cafeteria

  • Formal attire: White tuxedo shirt, black dress pants/knee-length (or longer) skirt, black socks/stockings, black dress shoes.

Dec. 11 • CANCELLED 7th/8th Grade band plays at TMS Basketball game @ 5:00pm

Dec. 17 • 7th/8th Grade Band Elementary School Concerts (Livsey, 9:30am and Midvale, 11:30am) 

  • Attire – band t-shirt, band hoodie, khaki pants, white socks, white tennis shoes.

Dec.18 • CANCELLED 7th/8th Grade band plays at TMS Basketball game, 5:00pm

Dec. 20 – Jan. 3, 2020 • Winter Break

Jan. 6, 2020 • First Day of 2nd Semester

Jan. 11 • (Optional) All-State Band Middle School Final Auditions

Jan. 20 • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Schools Closed)

Jan. 21 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal begins (weekly at 4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Jan. 22 • 6th Grade Brass Sectional (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Jan. 23 • Band Practice Log #1 Due to Ms. Kang.

Jan. 23 • Jazz Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Jan. 23-25 • GMEA In-Service Conference (Statewide Music Conference for All Music Directors)

Jan. 28 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Jan. 29 • 6th Grade Percussion Sectional (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Jan. 30 • 7th/8th Grade Brass/Percussion Sectional (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 1• 7th/8th Grade Woodwind Sectional (9:00am – 10:30am in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 3 • 7th/8th Grade Brass/Percussion Sectional (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 4 • (Optional) Postmark Deadline for Spring Solo & Ensemble Registration Forms and Payments

Feb. 4 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 5 • Jazz Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 6 • Band Practice Log #2 Due to Ms. Kang.

Feb. 6 • 6th Grade Percussion Sectional (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 11 • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Field Trip for 7th/8th Grade (concert begins @ 10:15am)

Feb. 11 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 13 • 6th Grade Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 14 • Valentine’s Day / February Break (Schools Closed)

Feb. 17 • Presidents’ Day (Schools Closed)

Feb. 18 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 19 • Jazz Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 20 • 7th/8th Grade Band Elementary (Feeder) School Concert (at TMS) 

  • Attire – band t-shirt, band hoodie, khaki pants, white socks, white tennis shoes.

Feb. 20 • Band Practice Log #3 Due to Ms. Kang.

Feb. 20 • 6th Grade Brass Sectional (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 22 • 7th/8th Grade Woodwind Sectional (9:00am – 10:30am in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 22 • Stone Mountain Parade

Feb. 25 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 26 • 6th Grade Woodwind Sectional (4:15pm- 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 27 • 6th Grade Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 29 • 7th/8th Grade Brass/Percussion Sectional (9:00am – 10:30am in the TMS Band room)

Feb. 29 • Get The Word Out (GTWO) at Tucker Recreation Center

Mandatory LGPE (Large Group Performance Evaluation) Performance in the month of March (Date TBA)

Early March • Band Picture Day @ TMS

Mar. 5 • Band Practice Log #4 Due to Ms. Kang.

Mar.13 • Teacher’s Workday

Mar. 19 • Band Practice Log #5 Due to Ms. Kang.

Apr. 2 – 5 • Spring Music Tour to New Orleans, LA

Apr. 2 • Band Practice Log #6 Due to Ms. Kang.

Apr. 4 – 25 • (Optional) Spring Solo & Ensemble Performance Evaluations (Select one out of four Saturdays)

Apr. 6 – 10 • Spring Break

Apr. 16 • Band Practice Log #7 Due to Ms. Kang.

Apr. 30 • Band Practice Log #8 Due to Ms. Kang.

Early May • Feeder Schools Performances (6th Grade Band Members Only)

May 12 • Spring Concert (All 6th/7th/8th Grade Band members) at 7:00 PM in the TMS Cafeteria

Mid May • Tucker Day Parade

May 14 • Band Practice Log #9 Due to Ms. Kang.

May 14 • Band Banquet

May 21 • Last Day of School

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The Georgia Music Educators (GMEA) Statewide calendar is one that all Georgia music educators follow throughout the year. This calendar contains important dates for events such as All-State Band performances, as well as deadlines for submission to these events. Click here to download the 2019-2020 GMEA Calendar or click here to subscribe to it.

More information about GMEA can be found on their web site here.

 

*Please be advised that dates are subject to change.