MUSIC FESTIVALS and TOURS partners with Macy’s each year in producing this national honor band representing Macy’s in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The MGAMB is recognized as one of the top Honor Marching Bands in the country!
AUDITION PROCESS – Directors, please encourage your top students to audition and have a chance to be a representative of your school community and state. Click here for more information and to download applications.
If accepted, students will join with 250 others from all across the United States to participate in the 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, performing in front of 3.5 million parade route spectators and over 50 million on television.
Some sections will have a limited number of positions open, so please encourage your top students to submit their application and audition early.
We have rolling audition deadline dates. We’ll have rolling audition deadlines until the band is full; however, sections may close at any time. Applications open on January 15 and the deadline is March 15, 2023.