Yamaha Sponsors 2019 Bands of America Grand National Championships in Support of Music Education
The Championships, held November 14-16 at Lucas Oil Stadium at Indianapolis, 2020 Grand National Live Stream, attracted more than 12,000 participants, representing more than 90 high school rings from over 20 countries
The Bands of America Grand National Championships marks the pinnacle of each player’s hard work and devotion to the marching arts.
“The Grand National Championships allows Yamaha to influence tens of thousands of new music-makers from all over the nation, 2020 Grand National Live Stream, and support students and educators in achieving amazing heights of musicality and creativity…,” said Heather Mansell, segment marketing manager, Education, Yamaha.
The 2019 Bands of America (BOA) Grand National Championships concluded on Saturday, November 16, together with Yamaha leading how National Presenting Sponsor of this event, Grand National Live, a relationship that the company has been honored to preserve for over two decades.
As part of the organization’s mission to empower music teachers to construct strong programs through professional development, program advocacy and accessibility to resources, Grand National Live, Yamaha participated in the Future Music Educator roundtable to support and encourage new music teachers entering the profession.
To bolster participants’ experiences in the case, Yamaha welcomed attendees to its booth to experience Yamaha SILENT instruments, a lineup of innovative tools that allow players to practice silently using cans. 2020 Grand National Live Stream, Family and friends were allowed to make signs to cheer on their favorite group at the organization’s Cheerful Station, in addition to take photos in a photo booth.
“Supporting music education in a meaningful way is what Yamaha stands for wholeheartedly, and our partnership with Bands of America and Music for everyone has helped us achieve that mission for more than 20 decades,” said Heather Mansell, segment marketing director, Education, Yamaha. “The Grand National Championships allow Yamaha to affect thousands of new music-makers from throughout the nation, and support students and teachers in reaching amazing heights of musicality and creativity through the marching arts activity.”
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The Championships, held November 14-16 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, brought over 12,000 participants, representing more than 90 high school rings from over 20 countries, as well as thousands of live audiences and those watching the events through live stream. 2020 Grand National Live Stream, The marching event is the culmination of this BOA season, which comprises 22 regional events held across the country.
The engaging bands competed in preliminary competitions last Thursday and Friday, with every band shouted to become one of the best 38 bands to advance to Saturday’s semi-finals.2020 Grand National Live Stream. The top 12 rings out of semi-finals then competed in the Finals Saturday night, where their performances were judged by a panel of nationally-recognized music educators and marching band specialists.
Jay Webb, manager, and Matt Harloff, assistant manager and Yamaha Performing Artist, directed the Avon High School group from Avon, Indiana into a silver medal finish.
“It’s wonderful to have the reliability of Yamaha products, in addition to the aid of the business in this event. The staff really cares about the future of these young musicians, and it is evident by how that they encourage the competition,” said Harloff.
The BOA contests are renowned for their spectacular music and creative pageantry. Launched in 1975, BOA is the major presenter of music events for high school students. 2020 Grand National Live Stream. The organization’s Grand National Championships is the biggest high school marching band championship in the United States with more than one million alumni of marching group events.