The band is among 10 high school bands selected from hundreds of applicants nationwide to perform in the annual event. Each band must submit a video of past performances to determine marching abilities, maneuvering and sound, as well as letters of recommendation, band competition history and a biography of the band’s director.
“What would a parade be without a great marching band?” Bill Schermerhorn, director of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, said in a statement. “We are thrilled that the West Johnston High School band will be joining the Macy’s parade family this year.”
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