The band director is Jay Zimmerman
Ninety-seven students will make the trip, Bellefonte High School Band director Jay Zimmerman, said.
There are numerous companies that work to book bands for big events such as this one, Zimmerman
Part of the package, Zimmerman
said, is that the students will be able to partake in a "dinner cruise around Manhattan."
"We travel quite a bit," he
said, "but, we've never done this parade before."
Last year, the marching band, orchestra, choir and dramatic arts students went to Disney World to perform, he
One part of the performance Zimmerman is looking forward to is the rendition of "America on Parade," a combination of "America the Beautiful," "Glory Hallelujah," and other patriotic pieces.
"It's a little medley of different songs," Zimmerman
"The kids work very hard of course to be able to participate in these events," he
said of his