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: Andrew Lombardi

Hometown: Poquoson, VA

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

I applied for the Honor Band because I saw a video showing off the group, and I was gonna be a senior in high school so it would be perfect.

What part of the trip are you most excited about?

I am excited about Disneyland! And playing drums!

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

-You are only as strong as your weakest link.

-Don’t practice until you get it right, practice it until you can’t get it wrong

-In drumline, listen in, and tune out

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

When our band director fell at our Christmas concert on a snare drum

What activities and clubs are you involved in?


Chess Club


Show Choir

Jazz Band

What are your post-graduation plans?

I am currently attending Liberty University Majoring in Computer Information Systems and double minoring in Vocal & Percussion Performance.

Have you participated in any Music for All or Bands of America activities before? If so, which ones?

I went to MFA camp for two years

Tell us something unique about yourself.

I’m an identical twin

List your favorites!

Song or piece of music: Hideaway-Jacob Collier

Band, Artist, Musical Group, etc.: Jacob Collier

Movie: Space Jam

TV Show: OBX

Book: Hunger Games Series

Board Game: Chess

Dessert: Cheesecake

Place to visit: Florida Keys

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

Dessert: Cake

Entertainment: Reading books