J. R. Tucker High School Band 
and Orchestra

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Important Dates:

Congratulations to our 2018 - 2019 Marching Band Leadership:

Drum Major:   Tommy Manley

Field Commander:   Jewel Elliott

Brass Captains:   Sam Rubin / Glenn Bohlman

Woodwind Captains: Owen Markow / Rithwik Raman

Brass Marching Instructor/Drill Captain:   Courtney Bailey


Band Camp Rehearsals:

Freshmen, new Marchers, Leadership

8/13-14,  9AM - 1PM

All members:  August 15-16; 20-24   

9AM-4PM, August 28-30 4-6:30 PM

Uniform Fittings

Returning Marchers - Tuesday 8/14 9-12 - drop in during this window to be fitted.

Freshmen, New Marchers and Student Leadership, Color Guard - Tuesday 8/14 1-3PM.  Bring a lunch and stay after band camp to be fitted.

Regular Rehearsal Schedule (starting Sept. 4th):

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


Sept. 21  Football Game vs. Deep Run

Sept. 22 "Free For All" exhibition 

Sept. 28  Football Game at Godwin

Sept. 29  Marching Band Competition

Oct. 5  Football Game at Hermitage

Oct. 12  Football Game vs. Freeman

Oct. 13 Band Group Picture @ 2 pm

Oct. 13  Midlothian Showcase

Oct. 19  Homecoming Football Game vs. TJ

Oct. 22  HCPS Marching Band Showcase

Oct. 27  Powhatan Fall Classic

Nov. 2  Football Game at Glen Allen

             ***senior night***

Nov. 3 Marching End-of-Year Picnic 12-3 pm

Marching Band 2018 Information

The J.R. Tucker Marching Tigers proudly present the 2018 fall show: "Celtic Fire!"

Please review the information below for all new and returning members of the Marching Tigers. The commitment form and schedule can be found here.  The deposit to reserve your spot in the fall program is $50 due by July 1st.  You can pay online to secure your spot in the 2018 edition of the award-winning Marching Tigers!

Important Info

Student Course Schedules
  • Be sure to contact Tucker HS (804-527-4600) to make sure Marching Band is listed on your schedule.  Course # 9233Y.  
  • See the current schedule to the left for rehearsal dates and times.

  • Large instruments are provided by Tucker High School (tubas, baritones, mellophone/french horns, all percussion).  Students who need an instrument should contact the band director at hfsampson@henrico.k12.va.us.

Freshman/Interested Colorguard Members


  • All files should be uploaded by July 1st.  Please prepare the music to the best of your ability before camp.  Freshman: keep in mind, we will work diligently on the music, so don't worry if it's a bit challenging--it's ok!  We are here to help.
  • Upperclassmen: please do your best to memorize as much as possible.  

Band Camp Activity Fee
  • $175
  • $50 Due by first day of camp. 
  • Remainder due on August 29th.
  • Covers music, drill, t-shirt, show materials, band camp/music instructional support. 
  • Fees are non-refundable.

Friday Night Tiger Tailgate
  • We are pleased to offer the Tiger Tailgate (food before Friday Night Games) to ALL students in the Marching Tigers at NO COST!