Music for All’s Bands of America Honor Band will march in The Rose Parade on New Year’s Day 2022 in Pasadena, California. With more than 300 members, this national honor band will represent school band programs across America. Meet the members!

Name: Kerianne Hardman

Hometown: Stone Creek, OH

Why did you apply to be a member of the Honor Band?

I wanted to be in a group of people that love band as much as I do

What part of the trip are you most excited about? Going to the beach and getting my tan on.

What are three things you’ve learned from being involved in your high school music program?

2.Loving others even if their opinions differ from mine
3.I learned what I’m passionate about

To date, what is your favorite memory of being involved in your high school music program?

Even though I have a ton of fond memories, my favorite is when my director asked me to lock up a trailer and I just stuck the padlock on the door. He then opened the door to the trailer and explained to me how the door worked.

What activities and clubs are you involved in?

Outside of color guard I play oboe and go to dance class.

What are your post-graduation plans?

Get a degree in political science then get my law degree so that I can be a child advocacy attorney.

Have you participated in any Music for All or Bands of America activities before? If so, which ones? I went to Summer Symposium in 2019.

Tell us something unique about yourself:

I have a birthmark on my stomach that looks like a coffee spill

List your favorites!

Song or piece of music: Moral of the Story by Ashe

Band, artist, musical group, etc.: Ashe

Movie: Enola Holmes

TV Show: Death Note

Board game: Sorry

Dessert: Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream

Place to visit: Panama City Beach

You’re on a deserted island and you can only choose one from each category

Dessert: Ice Cream

Entertainment: Board Games

Social Media: Instagram

See Kerianne in action! If you’ve ever wanted to be there in person for The Rose Parade and the excitement that surrounds it, the BOA VIP Rose Experience is for you! Learn more at