American Fork HS Marching Band preparing for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
On Nov. 27, 2014 the American Fork HS Marching band will march in their second Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. It was 2007 when the band last marching in this prestigious parade and the Macy’s Parade committee has extended a rare second invitation for the band to perform.
On Tuesday Nov. 18 at 7pm in the new AFHS Gym the band will perform their “Macy’s Send-Off Concert”. They will perform the music they will perform during the parade and on the famous Macy’s Star. The band will also perform the music from their field show that placed 1st in the state and garnered the Championship award at the Bands of America St. George Western Regional.
The American Fork Band has two remaining rehearsals on Nov 17 and 19 3-5 before they load their instruments and luggage on their semi and on Monday Nov. 24th five airline flights will transport 220 students and 200 proud parents to New York City.
Mr. Miller, their director says “this is a terrific honor to our program, district and state to be invited a second time to perform in what is considered to be the premier parade in the world. The students are excited and working very hard to represent our state in the best manner possible. I hope people will turn on their televisions on Nov 27 and join with us as we march down the Macy’s Parade route.”