TMS Band Calendar

The Latest – Updated Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Tucker Middle School Band
Spring 2020
Calendar

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. 28 • Black History Month Program: Jazz band to perform (at TMS) 

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

Feb. 28 • Jazz 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 (6:30p – 8:30p): Jazz Band to perform.  Please plan to arrive by 5:30 p.m.

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

Mandatory LGPE (Large Group Performance Evaluation) Performance in the month of March (see below for details)

Early March • Band Picture Day @ TMS

Mar 3 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 3 • Spirit Night at Village Burger in Tucker 4pm-8pm — Come out for dinner to support the TMS Band

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

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

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

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

Mar. 9 • 6th Grade Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 10 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 10 • Spring Trip: Final Meeting (6pm in the TMS Band Room)

Mar. 11 • Jazz Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 12 • 6th Grade Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 13 • Teacher’s Workday

Mar. 14 • 7th/8th Grade Brass/Percussion Sectional (9:00am – 10:30am in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 17 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 18 • 6th Grade Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 19 • 6th Grade Cadet Band Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE): 10:40am at Southwest DeKalb High School

  • Attire – tuxedo shirt, black pants/skirt, black shoes, black socks/stockings.

Mar. 19 • 7th/8th Grade Band Performance at Parent’s Night (7:00 p.m. at TMS) 

  • Attire – Burgundy band t-shirt, band hoodie, khaki shorts/pants, white socks, white tennis shoes.
  • Dinner will be provided by the school.

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

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

Mar. 21 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE): 9:30am at Southwest DeKalb High School

  • Attire – tuxedo shirt, black pants/skirt, black shoes, black socks/stockings.

Mar. 24 • New Orleans Participants after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 25 • New Orleans Participants after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 26 • New Orleans Participants after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Mar. 31 • New Orleans Participants after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

Apr. 2 – 5 • Spring Trip 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. 14 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

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

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

May 6 • Jazz Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

May 7 • 6th Grade Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

May 12 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal (4:15pm – 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

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

  • Attire – tuxedo shirt, black pants/skirt, black shoes, black socks/stockings.

Mid May • Tucker Day Parade

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

May 14 • Band Banquet

May 18 • Biltmore Estate Trip – one day trip with performance – 7th/8th grade

  • Attire – tuxedo shirt, black pants/skirt, black shoes, black socks/stockings.

May 15 • 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.