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: Tyler Newman
Hometown: Morton, IL
Why did you apply to be a member of the Honor Band?
I’ve always wanted to March in the Rose Bowl parade and I thought it would be a great opportunity to represent my school.
What part of the trip are you most excited about?
I’m most excited about meeting new people and playing music together
What are three things you’ve learned from being involved in your high school music program?
How to be a leader
How to be independent in what I do.
That hard work pays off
To date, what is your favorite memory of being involved in your high school band program?
Getting to play at Lucas Oil Stadium at Grand Nats
What activities and clubs are you involved in?
Scholastic Bowl, School Musical, Madrigals, All male Accapella group called the Bum Bums.
What are your post-graduation plans?
Head to college in the south and become a lawyer or therapist.
Have you participated in any Music for All or Bands of America activities before? If so, which ones?
National Orchestra Festival, Super Regionals, Grand Nationals
Tell us something unique about yourself.
I haven’t used Amazon in 6 months.
List your favorites!
Song or piece of music: Angels in the Architecture
Band, Artist, Musical Group, etc.: Wham
Movie: The Mummy
TV Show: Futurama
Book: Enders game
Board Game: Clue
Dessert: Key Lime Pi
Place to visit: Disneyworld
You’re on a deserted island and you can only choose one from each category:
Dessert: Ice Cream
Entertainment: Playing Board Games
Social Media: Instagram