Band Calendar

The Latest – Updated Monday, July 30th, 2018

TMS BAND CALENDAR 2018 – 2019

Aug. 6 • First Day of School

Aug. 13 •  All 7th/8th Grade Band members must have their instruments and Band method book for class

Aug. 14 • Monthly Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM in the TMS Cafeteria

Aug. 20 • All 6th Grade Band members must have their instruments and Band method book (Essential Elements 2000, Book 1) for class

Aug. 21 • 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band after-school rehearsal begins (4:15pm- 5:45pm in the TMS Band room)

 

Sept. 3 • Labor Day (Schools Closed)

Sept. 11 • Monthly Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Band room

 

Oct. 2 • (Optional) Postmark deadline for All-State Band Applications and Payments

Oct. 4-5 • Fall Break

Oct. 8 • Columbus Day (Schools Closed)

Oct. 16 • Fall Concert (7th/8th Grade Band members) at 7:00 PM in the TMS Cafeteria

 

Nov. 6 • Teacher’s Workday (No School)

Nov. 13 • Monthly Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Band room; Postmark deadline for LGPE Registration Forms and Payments

Nov. 19-23 • Thanksgiving Break

 

Dec. 1 • (Optional) All-State Band Middle School District Auditions

Dec. (TBD) • Livsey ES Performance (6th Grade Band members)

Dec. 11 • Winter Concert (All 6th/7th/8th Grade Band members) at 7:00 PM in the TMS Gymnasium

Dec. 19- 22 • The Midwest Clinic Conference in Chicago, IL (National Music Conference for Band and Orchestra Directors)

Dec. 21 • Last Day of 1st Semester

Dec. 24- Jan. 3, 2019 • Winter Break

 

Jan. 7, 2019 • First Day of 2nd Semester

Jan. 12 • (Optional) All-State Band Middle School Final Auditions

Jan. 15 • Monthly Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Band room

Jan. 21 • Dr. MLK, Jr. Day (Schools Closed)

Jan. 24-26 • GMEA In-Service Conference (Statewide Music Conference for All Music Directors)

Feb. 5 • (Optional) Postmark Deadline for Spring Solo & Ensemble Registration Forms and Payments

Feb. 15 • February Break

Feb. 18 • Presidents’ Day (Schools Closed)

 

Mandatory LGPE (Large Group Performance Evaluation) Performance in the month of March! Dates TBA

Mar.  (TBD) • Band Picture Day @ TMS

Mar. 8 • Teacher’s Workday (No School)

Mar. 12 • Monthly Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Band room

Mar. 28- 31 • Spring Trip / Music Tour (Location T/B/A)

 

Apr. 1- 5 • Spring Break

Apr. 6- 27 • (Optional) Spring Solo & Ensemble Performance Evaluations (Select one out of four Saturdays)

Apr. 16 •  Monthly Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Band room

 

May (TBD) • Livsey ES Performance (7th/8th Grade Band members)

May 7 • Spring Concert (All 6th/7th/8th Grade Band members) at 7:00 PM in the TMS Gymnasium

May • Tucker Day Parade

May 14 • Band Banquet

May 23 • Last Day of School

    • • • • • • • •

The Georgia Music Educators (GMEA) calendar is the statewide calendar all GA music educators follow throughout the year. This calendar contains important dates for events such as All-State Band performances, as well as deadlines for submission to these events. Click here to download the GMEA Calendar or click here to subscribe to it.

More information about GMEA can be found on their web site here.

 

*Please be advised that dates are subject to change.