Local band students selected to the Bands of America Honor Band

Horizon High and Windermere High students will perform at Band Fest in Pasadena, Disneyland and march in the 2022 Rose Parade.

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Local West Orange band students are making a clash across the United States. 

The Florida Marching Band Championships recently announced the newest members of the Bands of America Honor Band.

The Honor Band is selected once every four years. 

Both Horizon High School and Windermere High School students were included in the 18 members selected to represent the state of Florida. 

The band students will be performing at Band Fest in Pasadena, Disneyland on New Year’s Eve and also marching five and a half miles in the 2022 Rose Parade on Jan. 1.

The following students were selected...

Horizon High School 

Joshua Van Patten - Snare

Windermere High School

Matthew Wishart - Trumpet

Blake Pyko - Trombone

Ryan Parrulli - Tenors

Emily Mack - Piccolo

Mary Anna D’Amico - Piccolo

Kaitlyn D’Amico - Piccolo

Owen Randle - Cymbals

Jose Ojeda Bermudez - Clarinet

Payton Nicolo - Alto Saxophone

For more information on Florida Marching Band Champions, click here







Annabelle Sikes

News Editor Annabelle Sikes was born in Boca Raton and moved to Orlando in 2018 to attend the University of Central Florida. She graduated from UCF in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in sociology. Her past journalism experiences include serving as a web producer at the Orlando Sentinel, a reporter at The Community Paper, managing editor for NSM Today, digital manager at Centric Magazine and as an intern for the Orlando Weekly.

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