ALL-AMERICAN MARCHING BAND

An honor ensemble of the 125 top marching band members from across the United States.

ALL-AMERICAN MARCHING BAND

An honor ensemble of the 125 top marching band members from across the United States.

The All-American Marching Band has been a fixture at the All-American Bowl since 2008. All-Americans are selected by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) in cooperation with All American Games and Drum Corps International (DCI). Band directors are welcome to nominate their outstanding students from the class of 2019 (juniors) to participate in our 2019 prorgam.
Audition information will be released by the end of March!

Band directors, nominate your students here!

The All-American Marching Band has its roots with the U.S. Army as original performers at halftime of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl from 2008-2018. Now in its 12th year, the All-American Marching Band is an established program, bringing together the best of the best musicians, color guard performers, instructors and mentors from around the country! Students receive an all-expenses paid trip to San Antonio, TX to perform at halftime of the All-American Bowl. Students will receive apparel, equipment for the performance, and will work with some of the best instructors in the nation. Students will be in San Antonio from Dec 31, 2018 – January 6, 2018.

The All-American Marching Band has been a fixture at the All-American Bowl since 2008. All-Americans are selected by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) in cooperation with All American Games and Drum Corps International (DCI).

Students are nominated by their band director in the Fall of their junior year, submit application materials in the Spring of their junior year, and are notified of acceptance by NAfME in late July. Selected All-Americans receive a pep rally at their school during the fall of their senior year, and an all-expenses paid trip to All-American Bowl Week in January.

During Bowl Week, band members receive instruction from top collegiate, high school and drum and bugle corps instructors from across the country as well as educational sessions with members of the U.S. Army Field Band.