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
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