The Saluting America’s Band Directors project is a historic, once-in-a-lifetime event: participating in the 2022 Rose Parade® in Pasadena, California! The Tournament of Roses® has approved our combined entry of a spectacular animated float which will lead an unprecedented marching band of band directors from all across the country, as we recognize and salute the exceptional instruction, character development and inspiration provided by music educators everywhere.
Jon Waters (R) and Craig Orr visit Pasadena to prepare for the Band Directors Marching Band's appearance in the 2022 Rose Parade.
Columbus-area TV viewers learn about our Saluting America's Band Directors Rose Parade project.
A variety of Saluting America's Band Directors and Band Directors Marching Band-themed merchandise is available from our online partner.
The late Michael D. Sewell, far left, leads the Pickerington (Ohio) Marching Band in the 2010 Rose Parade. The Michael D. Sewell Memorial Foundation is the sponsor of this Saluting America's Band Directors Rose Parade event.
The acclaimed music educator, composer, author, clinician and consultant has a personal message for all band directors.
The creator of the "Funky Winkerbean" comic strip with Harry L. Dinkle, (the World's Greatest Band Director) shares some thoughts about band directors.
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