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The Ballou Senior High School Marching Band is the first District public school band to be invited to participate in the world-famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. We meet folks involved with the band, and hear about a new documentary exploring the lives of the band’s talented student musicians.
- Michael Patrei Director, Ballou: A Documentary Film
- Darrell Watson Music Director, "The Majestic Marching Knights", Ballou Senior High School
- Kendra Avery Alto Saxophone / Section Leader, “Majestic Marching Knights”, Ballou Senior High School
- Lewis Franklin Tuba / Band President, “Majestic Marching Knights”, Ballou Senior High School
- Rhia Hardman Flag Girl Captain, “Majestic Marching Knights”, Ballou Senior High School
- Symone Wrice Clarinet Co-section leader, “Majestic Marching Knights”, Ballou Senior High School
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