J. R. Tucker High School Band 
and Orchestra

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Welcome to the J. R. Tucker Band (Henrico, VA) Website!

Welcome to the J. R. Tucker Band Home Page! Whether you are a current member, parent, alumni, or fan we hope you'll find all of the information you're looking for on this site. 

Our goal is to maintain a current web site throughout the year, so be sure to add this to your favorites and navigate all of the links in the menu bar above for up-to-date information whenever you visit.

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Please plan to join the JRT Band Boosters. Our first Boosters meeting is Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Information for next year's Marching Band has been posted on the Marching Band page. Please check it out!


J.R. Tucker Band & Strings End of Year Awards

Sam & Ann Rooks Band Scholarship for $500 - Ethan Schlussel

Lindsay Tinsman Guard Scholarship for $500 - Tess Moore

National School Marching Award - Matthew Jones

National School Orchestra Award - Megan Sandberg

National School Color Guard Award - Jada Evans

Patrick S. Gilmore Band Award - Daniel Barnard

Director's Award for Band - Olga Akopiants

Director's Award for Orchestra - Nathan Cozart

John Philip Sousa Band Award - Ethan Schlussel

Louis Armstrong Jazz Award - Collin Lassiter

Underclass Awards:


Freshman - Mary Nou

Sophomore - Alex Maloney

Junior - Sam Rubin


Freshman - Carl Mutia

Sophomore - Kristina Sandiford

Junior - Alex Simpson

J.R. Tucker Marching Band 2018-2019 Leadership

Drum Major:                     Tommy Manley

Field Commander:         Jewel Elliott

Brass Captains:                Sam Rubin/Glenn Bohlman

Brass Marching Instructor/Drill Captain:            Courtney Bailey

Woodwind Captains:     Owen Markow/Rithwik Raman

An Award-Winning Band

A 5-time VBODA

Virginia Honor Band

1999; 2001; 2002; 2008; 2010

 Virginia Music Educators Association

Blue Ribbon School

2011, 2012, and 2014

Henrico County Public Schools has been named one of the"100 Best Communities for Music Education"

15 Years in a row!!!