J. R. Tucker High School
Band and Orchestra
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Band Banquet Sign Up Genius
The 2023 end of year celebration banquet will be held on Thursday, May 25th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. We ask that everyone bring a dish to share (side, salad, drinks, or dessert). Please sign up for that HERE.
Spring Marching Band Meeting
The spring marching band meeting for the upcoming season will be held on Wednesday, May 17th at 6:00 PM in the band room. We will go over all the information and tentative schedule for the upcoming season. Students who are planning on participating will need to attend along with one parent/guardian.
Marching Band Leadership for 2023-2024
Congratulations to our 2023-2024 marching band leadership team!
We will be having a spirit night at Gelati Celesti on 5/17 from 4:00-9:00 PM at 8906 A West Broad St, Richmond, VA 23294
We need volunteers to sign up for the two music showcases that we are hosting on 5/12 & 5/20. Please use this link to sign up and help out. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a44afad2ea4fb6-music#/
If you took any photos of this year, please upload them to this Google folder to possibly be used in the end-of-the-year slideshow. https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/15DCFlzMJBUWVgPOPALxyX-pOp9EayJzd
Band Booster Meeting
Parents - Our next booster meeting will be Tuesday, May 9. Please consider the possibility of towing our trailer next year, for marching band, as we do not have anyone to tow currently. It is crucial to have someone to tow! This will be a virtual meeting
Class Sign Ups for Next School Year
Class sign-ups for next school year are taking place in the next few weeks. If you have a free block and want to learn more about music, consider signing up for Music Theory! If you weren't in marching band this year but want to be next year, make sure you sign up for the course! If you sign-up for early bird, you will need to provide your own ride. If you have questions, please speak with Mr. Frank before you meet with your counselor.
Marching Band 2023
If you are planning on participating in marching band for the 2023-2024 school year, please be sure to register using this Google form even if you signed up for the class. This will ensure we have all of the required information. If you know of anyone wanting to participate in marching band/color guard, then please share the link with them. https://forms.gle/iViYu5e7Uamwo6rr7
Here are the dates for band camp. Please keep these dates open as they are important for our success. If you have special circumstances for missing a few days, please send Mr. Frank an email.
Uniform Fittings: 7/24-7/27 (Times & Dates TBA)
Color Guard & Drumline Camp: 7/24-7/27 (Times TBD)
Leadership: 7/25 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
New Marcher Camp: 7/26-7/27 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Band Camp Week #1: 7/31-8/3 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Band Camp Week #2: 8/7-8/10 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Band Camp Week #3: 8/15-8/17 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
Parent Preview: 8/17 6:30 PM
2022 Marching Tiger Photos
Photos of the 2022 Marching Tigers are available. Please click HERE to download the photos. Note: Additional photos are located in the 2022 Show Photos folder.
Thank you to Jen DuBois who graciously provided these photos to us!
Corporate Sponsorship Forms
The updated Corporate Sponsorship Forms are now available. There is a PDF version that can be printed and a Google Form version that can be completed online. Click HERE to access them.
Parents, please consider getting involved with our boosters program to support your students in band and orchestra! We meet once a month on the second Tuesday of each month. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to our president, Leslie VanHimbergen. Our next meeting is Tuesday, May 9 at 7:00 PM.