Music Program Mission Statement
The mission of the Instrumental Music program at THS is to educate each student through the unique aesthetic qualities found in the study and performance of music. Further, the program gives the student the opportunity to learn and experience the high qualities of character and leadership school instrumental music and color auxiliaries strive to impart.
Band Handbook and Forms
The band handbook is here to inform the students and their parents of the band members responsibilities & obligations to the THS instrumental music program. If you are an auxiliary student or a parent of an auxiliary member, you will need to go to the Auxiliary page and look under handbook & forms. All needed forms are in the form sections and may be printed out to be sent in. If you do not have a computer at home the information can be picked up at the blue band information center by the band directors office or printed out at the public library or on the school's library computers.
Tipton Community Band
The Tipton Community Band (TCB) is supported by the tipton community school corporation and is open to all ages and musical abilities. The band has a rich history and was first started in the late 1800's. There is a membership of around 30 players.
The band meets every Tuesday at 6:30pm in the Tipton High School band room at Entrance A of the high school. The rehearsals last till 8pm, after which we meet at the Tipton Dairy Queen for a little fellowship and food. The current director is R. D. (Top) Fletcher and the assistant director is Charley Rose. If you have any questions please feel free to call Top at 1-317-385-0489.
THS Blue Devil Auditorium
The THS Auditorium is a facility that strives to meet the needs of the school and the community. The students that run the auditorium work after school on Friday make sure that the facilities are clean and running properly. They also are present for all performances. The student organization is called "Sparks". Sparks facility adviser is R.D. (Top) Fletcher. The student auditorium director is Mathew Raman.
To see if the auditorium is available you can call Top at 1-765-675-7431 ext. 128. In order to reserve the auditorium you must contact Mrs. Kesterson at the high school office 1-765-675-7431 ext 100. All school activities take precedence and we will try to accommodate community organizations like Tipton Community Theater, Tipton Community Band and civic groups. If there are athletic activities scheduled in the Auxiliary Gym you will have to work around them. We look forward to working with you.