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Apache Band

Welcome to the Apache Band!

If you would enjoy performing great music in a non-competitive atmosphere where you can create life-long friendships, then the Apache Band program is for you!

The Apache Band is open to all students who qualify by audition. The band program as a whole performs at a large number of campus, athletic, and community events. As a member of one of our ensembles you will participate in one of the most exciting and diverse organizations at TJC, taking advantage of musical and social opportunities unparalleled in any other college activity.

We hope you will consider adding your musical talents to one of the most exciting junior college band programs in the nation!

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Ensembles/Groups

  • Marching Band (including Touch of Gold - color guard and twirling line)
  • 3 Concert Bands
  • 2 Jazz Ensembles
  • Jazz Combo
  • 2 Percussion Ensembles
  • Indoor Drumline

Leadership for Fall 2014!

Drum Major: Jairo Ramirez

Marching Squad Leaders: Colton Wilkerson, Michael McGee, Myiah Swain-Johnson, Sarah Proffer

Music Section Leader:

Flutes: Alexandra Oates

Clarinets: Sarah Proffer

Saxophone: Otis Harris

Trumpet: Austin Phelps, Troy Lowndes

Horn: Ridge Taylor

Trombone: Hayden Gable

Euphonium: Zane Hradecky

Tuba: Zach Camp

Apache Punch, Apache Pit, and Touch of Gold Leadership to be announced

Please check out the navigation links to the right to see more information about the many ensembles that TJC offers. Feel free to contact us if you would like more information.

TJC 2014 Schedule

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June
June 16-20
Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Drumline Tryouts
TJC Campus
June 21
Saturday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Touch of Gold Camp TJC Campus
June 22
Sunday
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Touch of Gold Camp TJC Campus
June 23
Monday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Touch of Gold Camp  TJC Campus
July
July 21-25
Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Pit Tryouts
TJC Campus
July 21-23
Monday-Wednesday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Touch of Gold Camp TJC Campus
July 24
Thursday
8 a.m. - noon
Touch of Gold Camp
TJC Campus
August
Aug. 4-8
Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Drumline and Pit Camp
TJC Campus
Aug. 7-8
Thursday and Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Leadership Training
TJC Campus
Aug. 11-15
Monday-Friday

8 a.m. -11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Band Camp
TJC Campus
Aug. 18 & 19
Monday-Tuesday
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Marching Band Camp
Bandhall
Aug. 20-21
Wednesday-Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Marching Band Camp
Bandhall
Aug. 22
 Off


Aug. 25
Monday
All Day
First CLASS day of Fall Semester
Aug. 30
Saturday
All Day
TJC vs. TVCC (Away Game)
Bruce Field-Athens
September
Sept. 12
Friday
9 p.m.
Parents Weekend Pep Rally
TBA
Sept. 13
Saturday
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Game Day Rehearsal
Rose Stadium
Sept. 13
Saturday

7 p.m.

TJC vs. Arkansas Baptist
Rose Stadium
Sept. 19
Friday
TBA
Jazz Band at East Texas State Fair
Senior Day
Sept. 20
Saturday 7 p.m.
TJC vs. NEO
Rose Stadium
Sept. 25
 Thursday TBA - Evening
Jazz Bands at East Texas State Fair
College Night
Sept. 27
Sat
7 p.m.
TJC vs. Cisco
Rose Stadium
October
Oct. 9-10
Thursday-Friday
7:30 p.m.
Bandapalooza (TJC Jazz Bands)
Wise Auditorium
Oct. 18
Saturday
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Rose Parade, Possible Marching Exhibition Performance
Rose Stadium
Oct. 24
Friday

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homecoming Pep Rally
Jenkins Front Lawn
Oct. 25 (Homecoming)
Saturday
3 p.m.
TJC vs. Kilgore
Rose Stadium
November
Nov. 1
Saturday
TBA
Possible Playoff Game #1
TBA
Nov. 8
Saturday
TBA Possible Playoff Game #2
TBA
Nov. 13
Thursday

7:30 p.m.

Percussion Ensemble Concert, Wind Ensemble Concert
Wise Auditorium
Nov. 18
Tuesday
7:30 p.m.
All-Region Jazz Concert
Apache Rooms
Nov. 20-21
Thursday-Friday 7:30 p.m.
Pops Show - Jazz Band
Wise Auditorium
Nov. 22
Saturday
7:30 p.m.

East Texas Jazz Spectacular

TJC Jazz Band with Mark Mullins

Liberty Hall
December
Dec. 4
Thursday
6-9 p.m.
Tyler Christmas Parade
Downtown
Dec. 6
Saturday
TBA
Possible Championship Bowl Game
TBA
Dec. 12-13
Friday-Saturday

All Day

Region Band Auditions

January
Jan. 10
Saturday
All Day
Area C Band Auditions
TJC Campus
Short URL to this page: www.tjc.edu/band

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