On November 24, 2016, members of the Crusader Marching Band will participate in the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Congratulations to Drum Major Chandler Dupuy ’17, Band Lieutenant Brenten Dupuy ’17 and Nicholas Gendron ’19 on being selected to perform with the Macy’s All-American Marching Band. Chandler and Brenten participated last year. Nicholas will be joining the other Crusaders for the first time this year. The parade, which officially begins the holiday season, will take place on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in New York City from 9 a.m. to noon.
The Macy’s All-American Marching Band consists of over 100 musicians and has over 40 flags and dancers. Chandler, Brenten, and Nicholas will be part of a selected group of students chosen from each of the fifty states. The band will be under the direction of Auburn University’s Dr. Richard Good and Assistant Director, Barry Houser, from the University of Illinois.