American Marching Bands Announced for LNYDP 2020

Five more American marching bands will travel to the capital to perform in front of over 500,000 spectators on January 1st.

Southmoore High School Marching Band 

The Southmoore Marching Band serves both as an entertainment group for school, community, and international events while at the same time exploring all trends in the modern marching activity. Our marching band maintains a proud tradition of excellence earning accolades in multiple local, state, national and international events. Furthermore, the ensemble serves as a “family” for our students helping them to serve our school and community while at the same time providing students a safe “home” within the walls of our large school.

Our group is comprised of many members of the community, including two law enforcement officers.

Dulaney High School Lion’s Roar Marching Band 

The Dulaney High School Lion’s Roar Marching Band is from the north Baltimore, Maryland suburb of Timonium and has previously performed in the 2001 and 2005 London’s New Year’s Day Parades in addition to the 2004 and 2008 Allstate Sugar Bowl Parades and halftime shows in New Orleans, Louisiana. The band has also performed on numerous occasions in Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The band regularly performs at home football games in addition to local and regional parades, and marching competitions. The band members’ uniforms reflect the school colours of red and black, while also incorporating a white motif.

West Boca Raton Community High School Vanguard Marching Band

The West Boca Raton High School Band, known as the “Vanguard”, is made up of 195 student musicians performing in 7 different musical ensembles. The band program features the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Bands 1 & 2, Vanguard Marching Band and Percussion Ensemble. The ‘Vanguard’ shines as one of the top band programs in both Palm Beach County and all of Florida, as each of its ensembles consistently receive superior ratings at both the District and State levels.

Colton Joint Unified School District All-Star Band 

The CJUSD All-Star Band is comprised of our three high schools, Bloomington High School, Colton High School and Grand Terrance High School. We are located in San Bernadino County in the beautiful State of California. All of our members of the All-Star Band are very proud and excited to be participating in the London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2020!

This particular performance will be the very first time our school district musicians be performing on an international stage.

Murrieta All-Star Marching Band 

The Murrieta All-Star Marching Band is comprised of students from Murrieta, California. Murrieta is located 45 minutes Southeast of Los Angles and 1 hour north of San Diego. The members in this band are comprised of High School students from the three local High Schools. They are proud to represent their community, city, and the state of California in the London New Year’s Day Parade.

Most students in the band started playing their instrument when they were in 5th grade (11 years old). A lot of these players went to Elementary and middle school together and then went to different High School. This is a great opportunity for them to reunite. The members of this band are part of programs that have won numerous awards throughout the years and have become well known throughout Southern California.

Tennis champion Linday Davenport turned pro during her time as a student at Murrieta Valley High School. PGA tour star Rickie Fowler is also native of Murrieta.

We pride ourselves with pursuing excellence on and off the field. Our members are some of the best and brightest of the community. This year’s ensembles is under the direction of Daniel Greenberg and Brad Pulverenti.

The turn-of-year tradition, much loved across the Capital and around the World, is eagerly anticipated by participants, tourists and television viewers alike.

The annual event will be the 34th to light up London and will once again generate many hundreds of millions of pounds for businesses, hotels and restaurants along the route.

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