J. R. Tucker High School Band 
and Orchestra

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Important Dates:

UPDATED Band Camp Rehearsals:

Monday 8/13- Tue 8/14 - Freshmen, new marchers, student leadership 9AM-1PM


Wednesday 8/15- Friday 8/17 &

Monday 8/20-Friday 8/24.  ALL Students 9AM-4PM  


Tuesday 8/28, Wednesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/30   4:00-6:30PM


Color Guard rehearsal schedule differs and has been sent to members by email and is published in the right column.


Uniform Fittings

Returning Marchers:  8/14 9-12 (Drop in during this window to be fitted)

Freshmen, New marchers, Student Leadership, Color Guard  8/14 1-3PM (bring a lunch and stay after band camp to be fitted)


Meet the Director: August 7th

6PM-7PM Auditorium


Marching Tiger Pool Party: Thursday 8/23 5:30PM. 


Regular Rehearsal Schedule (starting Sept. 4th):

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15-6:30PM


Band Camp Schedule and Information

Please download the schedule and commitment form here.  

Schedules for 2018 Band Camp

Band Camp UPDATED

Monday August 13th - Tuesday August 14th 9AM-1PM   Freshmen, New Marchers, Leadership Wednesday August 15 - Friday August 17th,  9AM-4PM. All Students

Monday August 20th-Friday August 24th.  

Tuesday 8/28, Wednesday 8/29 and Thursday 8/30 4-6:30PM

Color Guard rehearsal schedule differs and can be found below.
More info to come on times for uniform fittings and forms/registration.

Approximate Daily Schedule
9AM-11PM - Visual
11PM- 12PM - Music
12-1PM - Lunch (Bring a bagged lunch)
1-3PM - Music
3-4PM - Visual

Breaks, games and snacks will be throughout the day. 

Social activities will be provided each week for students to relax and have fun. Details TBD.

Color Guard:  
August 6th-9th  -- Monday - Thursday -- Colorguard Camp with Ms. Williams 5:00-8:00pm

August 13th and 14th -- Monday and Tuesday -- Colorguard New Members and captains only -- learning drill and basics with the band from  9:00am to 1:00pm. All Colorguard Members -- Meet Ms. Williams from 5:00 to 8:00pm to learn flag work.

August 15th and 16th -- Wednesday and Thursday --All colorguard members -- 9:00-1:00pm learning drill with the band.  All colorguard members -- 5:00-8:00pm colorguard sectional to learn new work with Ms. Williams

August 17th -- Friday  All day band camp with the band and Ms. Williams. 9:00-4:00pm

August 20th-22nd -- Monday, Tuesday, WednesdayAll colorguard members -- 9:00-1:00pm learning drill with the band.  All colorguard members -- 5:00-8:00pm colorguard sectional to learn new work with Ms. Williams

August 23rd and 24th -- Thursday and Friday   All day band camp 9:00-4:00pm
 

Pre-Camp & Band Camp Checklist/What-to-bring

  • Instrument (School instruments provided for percussion, sousaphones/tuba, baritone, mellophone/french horn)
  • Music
  • Lunch (Seniors/juniors wishing to leave campus for lunch need signed permission from parent/guardian). No lunch needed Monday 8/13.  
  • Tennis shoes and socks
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Light-colored, loose-fit clothing (Must conform to HCPS dress code)
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work hard and have fun!