All-Star Band Searching for the Best for Disney's Christmas Parade

Wanted: 25 Drummers Drumming

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, 12 drummers drumming.

Actually, this Christmas it will be 25 drummers drumming in the percussion section of the prestigious USBands All-Star Marching Band. And USBands is looking for the best 25 drummers in all the land to join us for our march on Main Street U.S.A and the nationally-televised Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade.

Do you think you have what it takes to be one of the best drummers from 700 high school bands across the country? If you do, we challenge you to become a member of the very-first USBands All-Star Marching Band drumline by completing the USBands All-Star Band application and submitting a video.

From Nov. 29–Dec. 2 you’ll have the chance to play alongside some of the best drummers in high schools from New Jersey to Texas and beyond, while working with the World Champion Cadets percussion staff including Colin McNutt and others.cadets drums on field
Plus, for just applying we’ll send you a FREE pair of Colin McNutt Signature Series sticks from Vic Firth!
Three Easy Steps to Apply:
Step 1 — Nominate yourself or someone else HERE 
Step 2 — Complete an application HERE (There is a $45 application fee)
Step 3 — Submit your audition video
Instructions: Click HERE for music
Rudiment sheet — Pick any six to play
Legatos — Play complete exercise at three tempos:  Quarter note = 118, 128, 138
Two height rolls — Play complete exercise at three tempos:  Quarter note = 118, 128, 138
Your audition video must be available to view on YouTube.  Please make sure the video is viewable with the link (not private).
When sending in your audition video link, please be sure to include the following:
Student’s Name
Student’s Email
Student’s School Name
Send your video link to
The USBands All-Star Marching Band Package Includes:
• Four days/three nights at Disney All-Star Resorts
• Four days breakfast and lunch
• Three days' dinners including Planet Hollywood and Illuminations: Reflections of Earth" Dinner.
• Three-day Walt Disney World® PARK HOPPER® pass
• Includes admission to the Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, Epcot® and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
• Parade down Main Street U.S.A.® before thousands of cheering spectators and a nationally televised audience*
• Disney’s Magical Express transportation to and from the Orlando International Airport and the Walt Disney World® Resort
• Onsite Disney transportation to and from the Walt Disney World® Resort hotels, theme parks and rehearsals
• Compilation DVD
• Other great souvenirs
Fees $895 Quad, $945 Triple, $999 Double. Parents and family members invited too. Check website for special offers and pricing. (airfare not included)
*In the event the taping of the Christmas Day Parade is not available, the band will still have the opportunity to have a performance experience at the Walt Disney World® Resort.


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