Tappan Band Calendar of Events 2019-2020

Please check this calendar with your child’s other activities, such as sports.

Bolded events are mandatory for the listed grade level

September

25   MSBOA All State Applications and Payment Due (7th and 8th Grade)

October

26-27 All State Band and Orchestra Auditions (7th and 8th Grade Only)           Saline HS

November

  4     Solo & Ensemble Registration Deadline (7th and 8th Grade) 

December

2 MSBOA All State Orchestra Acceptance Document & Fees Deadline

6 8th Grade BOC (Band/Jazz Band/Orch/Choir)      Assembly 1st Hour Tappan Auditorium

11 8th Grade BOC Concert     6:30pm (6:00 Call) Tappan Auditorium

January

TBA Blue Lake Scholarship Auditions (6th-8th)    Tappan, during school

16-18    MSBOA All-State Ensemble Weekend Grand Rapids, MI

TBA Jazz Band Field Trip             Community HS, during school

February

8 MSBOA Middle School Solo & Ensemble (7th and 8th)               Livonia Franklin HS

29   MSBOA Band Festival (8th)                 Pioneer HS (time TBA)

March

14   Bands In Review (8th)               6:00pm Pioneer HS, call time TBA

April

TBA High School Band Auditions (8th)                       2nd Hour, Tappan

May

14 Spring Band Concert  (6th, 7th, Jazz Band)               6:30pm (6:00 Call) Tappan Auditorium

15 Band/Orchestra Assembly  (8th)                             2nd Hour Tappan Auditorium

16 Picnic Pops (8th Grade Concert Band)                                                      Pioneer HS, Time TBA

28 AAPS Jazz Summit (Jazz Band)                         Huron HS, Time TBA

Practicing: 8th Grade band students should practice a minimum 100 minutes per week. Click here to download practice logs.

Learn to read musical notation faster on musictheory.net or the Tenuto App – using these counts as practice time for all students and for all ability levels!