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: Kyle Newlin

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

To have a great experience with a huge sound in a cool location

What part of the trip are you most excited about?

Marching the parade route

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

How to blend better, how to tune to my surroundings, and how to have fun in my concert setting

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

My favorite memory is going to one of our state’s colleges for a competition far away and having an amazing trip

What activities and clubs are you involved in?

NHS, Pep band, Boy Scouts, Tucson Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, swim team, and marching band

What are your post-graduation plans?

Going to college and studying engineering

Tell us something unique about yourself.

I’m both a varsity athlete as well as an advanced musician.

List your favorites!

Song or piece of music: Swan lake suite, scéne

Band, Artist, Musical Group, etc.: Imagine Dragons

Movie: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

TV Show: A air of kings

Book: Enders game

Board Game: Risk

Dessert: Meringue

Place to visit: Buc-ee’s

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

Dessert: Ice Cream

Entertainment: Reading books

Social Media: Instagram