Total Member Package Cost: $2,379*

A $250 deposit is due to secure your spot before Feb. 14, 2020.Ā 

Payment Plan:

  • March 5, 2020: $365.80
  • May 1, 2020: $365.80
  • July 10, 2020: $365.80
  • Sept. 4, 2020: $365.80
  • Oct. 2, 2020: $365.80
  • Nov. 6, 2020: $300

All payments are non-refundable.

The $2,379 package cost does not include airfare. Travel to and from Los Angeles is the responsibility of the band member. Music for All is working to secure discount airfare through a travel partner, which will be provided to members upon acceptance.

*Pricing based on Quad occupancy. Upgrades to triple or doubles are permitted for additional cost. No single rooms will be permitted.

The Honor Band member package for participation in the 2021 Honor Band in the Rose Parade is $2,379 per student member and includes:

  • Membership in the Bands of America Honor Band and opportunity to perform in Americaā€™s New Year CelebrationĀ®.
  • Seven nights first class hotel accommodations (quad occupancy, double beds), Sunday, December 27, 2020 – Sunday, January 3, 2021.
  • Ground transportation to and from all rehearsals, functions, and Tournament events.
  • Meals and social events from dinner, December 27 through breakfast January 3.
  • Exclusive Honor Band Tournament of Roses member pin and patch.
  • Official Honor Band Group Photo at the Rose Bowl.
  • Use of the Official Honor Band uniform designed by Michael Cesario, Uniform by FJM, Inc. Option to purchase jacket as a keepsake at an additional cost.
  • Instruction from director Richard Saucedo and a world-class staff.
  • Leadership development session.
  • Experience coordinated by Music for Allā€™s Official Student Travel Partner, Music Travel Consultants.

 

Special Highlights included in the package also include:

  • Two-Day Disneyland and California Adventure park hopper pass with Performing Arts OnStage Performance.
  • Guided tour of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Hollywood with stops at Griffith Observatory and Huntington Beach & Pier.
  • Participation in the Disneyland Parade
  • Tournament of Roses Float viewing
  • Bandfest Performance at the Pasadena City College Stadium

Members are required to arrive in Los Angeles no later than 1 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020. Events and activities begin at 3 p.m. December 27 and continue through 10 p.m., Saturday, January 2, 2021.

Sunday, January 3 is a return home, travel day.

Parents and families can share in this unforgettable experience. The Rose Parade is the all-American family event! Family and friends packages include hotel, select meals and Rose ParadeĀ® tickets, 5-7 night stay (Quad thru Single Occupancy). More details and pricing information coming soon!

Overview

Percussion members are required to participate in two and a half days of rehearsal in Indianapolis, November 12-15, 2020.

Members arrive in Indianapolis on Friday for a 7 p.m. start time and rehearse Saturday and Sunday in Indianapolis, during the Bands of America Grand National Championships. The weekend itinerary includes complimentary tickets to Saturday eveningā€™s Grand National Finals. Departure will be after 2 p.m. Sunday. Transportation costs to this additional rehearsal are the responsibility of the band member. Hotel accommodations and meals will be available at the expense of the band member, if desired.

Travel to Indianapolis

All transportation costs to this additional rehearsal weekend are the responsibility of the percussion section member. Hotel Accommodations and meal packages will be available at the expense of the member, if desired.

If you are flying to Indianapolis and require a shuttle, you may request arrangements through a request form, or use a ride share service with parent/guardian consent.
Indianapolis Airport Shuttles: After deplaning, proceed to the bottom of the escalator at baggage claim. There will be a representative there to meet you. Do NOT wait at the arrival gate, or behind security in the terminal.

If you are driving to Indianapolis, overnight self-parking is the responsibility of the honor band member.

Housing Information – Coming Soon

When you arrive at the hotel, please ask for a packet of information that will be waiting for you. This contains a detailed final schedule for the weekend, and your name badge. Please wear this at all times. For those students staying with family, a credit card will be required for incidentals on the room. A Music for All staff member will be at the hotel to assist with hotel check in and to answer any questions.

Uniform Fitting

You will be fitted for your uniform on site. We have submitted your sizes and will just be doing final fittings to prepare for the performance.

Grand Nationals Finals Tickets

Each student will receive a finals ticket to get into the stadium and also a wristband to access field level to perform. Parents and family members will also receive a ticket, and will be sitting with the students during finals. Students will receive tickets on the carter bus on their way to Lucas Oil Stadium. Family membersā€™ tickets will be included in their check in packet upon arrival to the hotel. Family members that will not be at the Saturday rehearsal, a shuttle will pick you up at the hotel at 6:00 PM to bring you to Lucas Oil Stadium.

If you have any questions prior to your departure for Indianapolis, please contact the Music for All Staff at tournament@musicforall.org .