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Marching Tigers

The Beechwood High School Marching Tigers are the most publicly visible ensemble in the Beechwood Music Program. Each year, students from grades 7-12, perform their demanding field show at venues all over the state, region, and nation. The Marching Tigers compete in KMEA (Kentucky Music Educators Association) and BOA (Bands of America).


The following is a listing of several of the Marching Tigers notable accomplishments:


  • 25 KMEA State Finals Appearances since 1986 (5th most in KMEA history)

  • 18 Consecutive KMEA State Finals Appearances (2005-Present)

  • 11 KMEA State Championships (3rd most in KMEA history)

  • 2 BOA Grand National Class Championships 

  • 9 BOA Grand National Semifinal Appearances

  • John Philip Sousa Foundation Suder Shield (2022)

  • Kentucky State Representative in the 2019 National Memorial Day Parade

The Marching Tigers also perform at school events including home sporting events, pep rallies, and various other Beechwood School festivities. The band is featured each year in community events such as the Fort Mitchell Fourth of July Parade. The band has also participated in several Kentucky Gubernatorial Inauguration Parades in Frankfort, Kentucky.

For more information about the Marching Tigers visit our band History Page.

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KMEA State Finals at WKU 10/28/2023

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