112th Class Enter, 111th School Anniversary, 109th Class Graduate
Band 50th Regular Concert:
Band 50th Regular Concert was held on December 22 and 23, 2013 at School Festival Hall (pictures by school site). Video at bilibili of the stage show part is here. In the end of the video the graduating band members walk off the stage while the rest of the band plays “Hotaru no Hikari” (=”Auld Lang Syne“).
Report at school site (in Japanese) is here.
Halftime show at Kansai Collegiate American Football League:
Parade at Kyoto Private School Festival:
(7 short twitter videos, click here and open the thread)
Nagoya Marching & Baton Wave:
Band battle at Nagoya Marching & Baton Wave on October 6, 2013 (video by
I LOVE BRASS). Toho High School and Anjo Gakuen High School had not a lot of chance against top-form Tachibana who won by thunderous applause (Tachibana performance starts at 19:34).
School Festival “Tachibanasai”:
The outdoor stage show at School Courtyard Stage of Tachibanasai on September 14, 2013 (video and English subtitles by yuu2chan). Same video at Niconico (registration required) is here.
And below is the Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing) of the indoor stage show (video by kyo no shiki):
26th All-Japan Marching Contest:
Stage show at 26th Kyoto Prefecture Marching Contest, free program at Taiyogaoka Gymnasium on September 8, 2013 (video by HAKUAKI901). Show starts at 1:16. Favorite part is the snake walk at 2:04. This year the band proceeded further to Kansai Marching Contest but they did not unfortunately reach National Finals. Full results of those are here (in Japanese).
Here is then the compulsory program of the same event. Notice the trouble they had at 5:37 (video by HAKUAKI901).
Same show with view from the back of the band can be seen here.
And here the band is at the 41st Kansai Marching Contest on September 23, 2013 at Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium. Unfortunately the result was “dud” Gold again as in previous year. Reference (in Japanese) is here. Video by Cobra 427SC:
Band visit to Kaua’i, Hawai’i:
Band traditional visit to Kaua’i took place on August 16-19, 2013 (photo by unknown). Report of the visit (in Japanese) is here.
Field show at 53rd “Brass Band of 3000” Event:
Field show at 53rd “Brass Band of 3000” Event at Kyocera Dome, Osaka on June 22, 2013 (video by pamyu hirevo). They start with popular 80s song “Sailor Fuku o Nugasanai de” by Onyanko Club. Other highlights were the sax-solo of “I’ll Be There” by The Jackson 5 at 3:57, and the top hat props (at 5:11). TV-program covering the same is here.
Joint concert (May 3):
Stage show of the joint concert series at School Festival Hall on May 3, 2013 (video by sggkiy).
Parade at Brass Expo 2013:
Parade at Brass Expo 2013 at Expo Commemoration Park, Osaka on May 12, 2013 (video by zorosato).
Parade at Blumen Hügel Farm:
Parade at Blumen Hügel Farm on April 28, 2013 (video by zorosato).
Parade at Fushimi Ōtesuji-dōri:
Spring Traffic Safety Parade at Fushimi Ōtesuji-dōri on April 8, 2013 (video by yamanoboru1).
Stage show at Uji-Ōkubo Sakura Festival:
Stage show part of Uji-Ōkubo Sakura Festival on April 7, 2013 (video by zorosato; warning of poor sound quality).
12th Kyoto Sakura Parade:
Field show at 12th Kyoto Sakura Parade in front of Kyoto City Hall on March 24, 2013 (video by HAKUAKI901).
And here is the parade at Teramachi Street during which the band got stuck standstill for a long time (video by keiogi 2001):
Another take by TAKA SAN where the band is seen actually marching:
Cheering at 91st All Japan High School Soccer Tournament Finals:
And also on January 19, 2013 the soccer team of the school reached the finals of the 91st All Japan High School Soccer Tournament against Hosho High School at the National Stadium (video by raisummer). Band can here be seen cheering their team but unfortunately Tachibana lost after penalty shoot-out.
NHK-E School Live Show Band Battle:
NHK-E School Live Show held nationwide Band Battle where Kyoto Tachibana won the title of Grand National Champion on broadcast of February 17, 2013 (recorded January 19, 2013) (video by GBA1998). “Sing, Sing, Sing” and Kyoto Tachibana is pretty hard combination to beat… Reference at school site (in Japanese) is here.
Cheering at 91st All Japan High School Soccer Tournament:
Band entertains the audience during halftime at the 91st All Japan High School Soccer Tournament match when the school team played against Tungko Gakuen High School on January 12, 2013 (video by Jeffy2U). Convincing 3-0 victory to Tachibana!