Taft Band is proud to have a highly competitive percussion section that has won recognitions and awards in various band and percussion specific contests. They include,

2nd Place SS2 and Best Bassline - South Texas Drumline Classic 2019

3rd Place Small Ensemble - Central Texas Percussion Festival 2018

3rd Place and Best Snareline - South Texas Drumline Classic 2017

1st Place in Class and Best Snareline - Thunder in the Hills Drumline Contest 2017

Incoming Percussionists:

  • Fill Out the Taft Band Registration Form HERE

  • Attend the Required parent/student meeting on May 19 at 7 PM at Taft HS

  • Come to the following Percussion Training Camps fro 5-6:30 PM in the Taft Band Hall

    • March 25

    • April 1

    • April 22

    • April 29

    • May 6

    • May 13

    • May 20 (Audition Date)

  • All percussionists are required to have their own sticks, mallets, practice pads, etc.

    • To get the full list of required supplies CLICK HERE

  • Contact Percussion Director of Bands for any questions.

MAG 7 2020

Brandeis South Texas Classic 2019 "Carmen"

Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band 2020

The Gem Bay

Shadows of Night and Day 2020

Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band 2019


Boom Bap 2019