119th Class Enter, 118th School Anniversary, 116th Class Graduate
Cheering school volleyball team:
Band went to cheer school girls’ volleyball team at the first round of the 72nd All-Japan Volleyball High School Championships Tournament on January 5, 2020 at Musashino Forest Sports Plaza (video above by Shingo Shingo Shingo). There were four matches at the same time so lots of noise in the arena but Tachibana won Kōchi High School (website, Wikipedia) 2-0 and proceeded to the next round. You can watch the match here.
Second round game was on January 6, 2020 against Saga Prefecture Tosu Commercial High School (website, Wikipedia) and Tachibana won the match again 2-0 (see video below by Keys Tk). You can watch the match here. Note at the school site is here, in Japanese.
Events cancelled (click here): 2020 All-Japan Band Competition and All-Japan Marching Contest have been cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak. For the same reason the respective Kyoto and Kansai Qualifications are also cancelled.
Band official schedule is here, in Japanese.
First event after the coronavirus hiatus was a remote ensemble concert to the new band members at the School Festival Hall on June 21, 2020 (picture by the school site). Note at the school site is here, in Japanese.
60th “Brass Band of 3000” Event:
Concert at Kyoto Brass Band Festival:
Concert at Kyoto Brass Band Festival on June 14, 2020 was cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.
Concert at Spring High School Band Festival:
Parade at Brass Expo:
Parades at Blumen Hügel Farm:
Stage show at classical music festival “Ōmi no haru”:
Concert by Uji City and Keihan Electric Railway:
Concert at ROHM Music Festival:
Performance at Tulip Festival:
19th Kyoto Sakura Parade:
This event on March 22, 2020 was cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.
Concert at Kyoto Fushimi Music Festival:
Opening concert at Childcare Festival:
(unfortunately no publicly available photo or video material found)
Band played the opening concert at the 23rd Childcare Festival on February 8, 2020 at Miyako Messe. Sit-down concert consisted of majestic “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral” from opera “Lohengrin” by Richard Wagner, “Takarajima” by The Square, and “Paprika” by children choral group Foorin (this is a cheer song for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics). Stage show part started of course with “Winter Games” by David Foster, followed with “Can I Have This Dance?” from 2008 movie “High School Musical 3: Senior Year“, “Rock and Roll All Nite” by hard rock band KIϟϟ, “We Are the World” by USA for Africa, and finished traditionally with “Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” by Louis Prima. References here and here, in Japanese.
Stage show at the 22nd Kansai Stage Marching Festival:
Stage show at the 22nd Kansai Stage Marching Festival on February 2, 2020 (see full schedule here, in Japanese). Article on the event at Asahi Shimbun is here, in Japanese. Soundtrack of the performance is here.
Stage show at Field Art Media Mix -event:
Stage show at Field Art Media Mix -event on January 26, 2020 at Shiga Prefecture Cultural Exchange Hall. Band opened traditionally with “Winter Games” by David Foster, followed by “Take On Me” by a-ha and “We Are the World” by USA for Africa, and of course finished with “Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” by Louis Prima. Reference here, in Japanese.
Cheering school soccer team at All-Japan High School Soccer Tournament:
Band was cheering school boys’ soccer team who played against Ōtori High School (website, Wikipedia) at the 98th All-Japan High School Soccer Tournament on January 2, 2020 (video by blueamber). It was 1-1 draw after full-time but unfortunately Tachibana lost penalty shoot-out and the final result was 4-3 to Ōtori (see match report here). Note at the school site is here, in Japanese.