TMS Band Calendar

The Latest – Updated Sunday, September 8th, 2019

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. 12 • Postmark deadline for LGPE Registration Forms and Payments

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

Nov. 25-29 • Thanksgiving Break

Early Dec • Feeder Schools Performances (7th/8th Grade Band Members Only)

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

Dec. 20 • Last Day of 1st Semester

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. MLK, Jr. Day (Schools Closed)

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

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

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

Feb. 14 • February Break

Feb. 17 • Presidents’ Day (Schools Closed)

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

Early March • Band Picture Day @ TMS

Mar.13 • Teacher’s Workday

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

Apr. 6- 10 • Spring Break

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

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 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.