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,
1st Place with Best Snare Line and Best Bass Line - Thunder in the Hills Drumline Contest 2023
1st Place and Best Snare Line - Thunder in the Hills Drumline Contest 2022
3rd Place and Best Bass Line - South Texas Drumline Classic 2021
2nd Place SS2 and Best Bassline - South Texas Drumline Classic 2019
3rd Place Small Ensemble - Central Texas Percussion Festival 2018
3rd Place and Best Snare Line - South Texas Drumline Classic 2017
1st Place in Class and Best Snareline - Thunder in the Hills Drumline Contest 2017
Fill Out the Taft Band Registration Form HERE
Attend the Required parent/student meeting on May 16, 2024 at 7 PM at Taft HS
Come to the following Percussion Training Camps fro 5-6:30 PM in the Taft Band Hall
Jan 12th *
Feb 16th *
April 12(Audition Date)
practices with this symbol (*) on them require all students to participate on a practice pad with sticks. Unilateral concepts and fundamentals will be the focus of these two dates in question (Jan 12 and Feb 16).
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.
Mr. Jeremy Chapman - Jeremy.Chapman@nisd.net
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