2022 Band Competition Application

We are currently taking applications for the 2022 Parade. All applications are due by May 30, 2022.  Please complete the below application for consideration. 

Winning Prizes

Congratulations to the 2021 Liberty Drum Challenge winners, who were awarded a total of $10,000.

  • 1st Place    $5,000    O'Fallon Township High School Band

  • 2nd Place  $3,000    Lakeside Lutheran WI, High School Band

  • 3rd Place   $1,000    Collinsville High School Band

  • 4th Place   $500       Belleville East High School Band

  • 5th Place   $500       Mascoutah High School Band

All participating bands received up to $1,200 for travel expenses.

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University Herald Brass

The University Herald Brass is the signature music ensemble for AMERICA'S BIRTHDAY PARADE - one of the largest and oldest Independence Day celebrations in the country and viewed by 25% of the U.S. on national TV last year.

 

Membership:

Any current university brass or saxophone student including incoming high school seniors.

 

Registration:

Apply using the online application on this page.

Auditions:

No audition required.

Rehearsal:

One rehearsal on Friday, July 1, 2022, 3:30 to 8:00 PM

Parkway Central High School, 369 Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO, 63017 - Dinner Provided.

Music

"You're a Grand Old Flag" to be memorized.

Uniform:

Provided prior to rehearsal on Friday, July 1, 2022.

Charter bus:

Provided on parade day Saturday, July 2, 2022, to and from Parkway Central High School. Departs at 7:30 AM. 

Communication:

IMPORTANT - Email is our ONLY form of communication. Keep your email account current and check your email for updates and important information.

 

Contact:

Please contact the Band Coordinator, C. Herbert Duncan at stlfestival@gmail.com

 


2022 University Herald Brass Application

We are currently taking applications for the 2022 University Herald Brass.  Please complete the application and submit it no later than June 20, 2022.

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