8th Grade

About 8th Grade Band

8th Grade Band is an all-year performance class with several required performances outside of the school day. Performances included, but not limited to: Tappan Concerts, Solo and Ensemble Festival, District 12 Band Festival, Bands in Review, Picnic Pops, and other possible events. Emphasis will be on musical skills through the study of scales and a variety of musical literature of varying styles and levels of difficulty. Students will develop analytical problem solving skills to better interpret musical concepts through notation and terms. Home practice is essential prior to daily rehearsals. Practice logs will be assigned each quarter.


To see a current list of 8th Grade Band events, please click here to access the Tappan Band Calendar.

Practice Expectations

Students are required to practice outside of band a minimum 100 minutes per week.. Click here to download practice logs.