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: Audrey Morales
Hometown: Coweta, OK
Why did you apply to be a member of the Honor Band?
I thought it would be fun to march in such a big parade!
What part of the trip are you most excited about?
Marching and getting to spend time at Disney
What are three things you’ve learned from being involved in your high school music program?
How to adapt to many changes, what it is like to be part of something way bigger than just yourself, and a lot of stuff about music.
To date, what is your favorite memory of being involved in your high school music program?
Going on BOA trips, making finals for the first time in school history at Atlanta 2017, and winning BOA Flagstaff in 2019.
What activities and clubs are you involved in?
Marching band, jazz band, wind ensemble, and Tulsa Youth Symphony.
What are your post-graduation plans?
Study Music Education at Oklahoma State University
Have you participated in any Music for All or Bands of America activities before? If so, which ones?
Yes, BOA Flagstaff and Atlanta
Tell us something unique about yourself.
I work at Starbucks but I don’t like coffee.
List your favorites!
Song or piece of music: Fugue in g minor, Simple Gifts, American Salute
Band, Artist, Musical Group, Etc.: Pentatonix, Canadian Brass, Anthem Lights, Piano Guys
Movie: Inside Out
TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy
Board Game: Uno
Place to Visit: New Orleans
You’re on a deserted island and you can only choose one from each category:
Entertainment: Playing Board Games
Social Media: TikTok
See Audrey 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 marching.musicforall.org/rose/vip.