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String Music

TAPPS Music Championship Information


State Solo and Small Ensemble: 

Schools will be registered in the closest meet.  Approval is needed to attend a different location/date.  All solos and small ensembles will perform at these regionally located events.


Houston- Houston Baptist University: Tuesday, March 20

DFW- University of Texas at Arlington: Saturday, March 24

Central Texas- Regents School of Austin: Monday, March 26


Lubbock- Lubbock Christian High School:Monday, March 26


San Antonio – St Mary’s University:Wednesday, March 28



Instrumental State Concert Ensembles: (Large, Medium, Jazz Ensembles )

Tuesday, April 24: 5A & 6A Bands- Temple Cultural Activities Center and Mayborn Convention Center

Wednesday, April 25: All Full Orchestras, String Orchestras, Handbells- Temple Cultural Activities Center and Mayborn Convention Center

Thursday, April 26: 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A Bands- Temple Cultural Activities Center 

Due to number of entries, we may need some Thursday schools to perform on Tuesday. Please contact if your school would consider performing on Tuesday.  


Fine Arts By-Laws

Fine Arts News Posts

State String Committee

Jason Montier, Grace Community School, Tyler (Committee Chair)

4A/5A Representative: Position Open

1A/2A/3A Representative: Katie James, Vanguard Preparatory High School, Waco

At-Large Representative: Position Open


Monday, February 19: SCOPE Test Complete, Eligibility Form and Solo & Small Ens. Entries due in TAPPSter

Tuesday, February 20: Solo & Ensemble Entries will be registered

Friday, March 2: Application for 7th and 8th Grade Participation Approval for largest ensemble due

Friday, March 16: Concert Entries due in



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