All-American D-Day Band
Band Director Nomination Form
Directors, to nominate your best students for this prestigious honor please visit https://www.ddayparade.org/allamerican
This All-American opportunity is open to the classes of 2022 and 2023. Director nominations are the first step, which triggers the invitation to complete a student application. Both must be complete and submitted by February 15, 2021, so don’t delay.
Please complete the nomination form below for each student that you would like to be considered for the All-American D-Day Band. Upon receipt of the form, our committee will reach out to the individual students with a brief congratulatory message and a link to a "student application form" for them to complete and submit. Their form will only be accepted if we have already received a nomination form from you as the band director. Please note the following deadlines:
November 15, 2020 - Band director nomination process opens. Band directors may submit as many outstanding musicians as they would like.
February 15, 2021 - Deadline for student online application form. Upon receipt of the application, each nominee will be carefully evaluated by the selection committee. The student bears the responsibility of making sure the application is submitted on time.
April 1, 2021 - Finalists will be notified. A maximum of 250 finalists will be selected. Finalists will be notified by the committee, at which time they will be required to submit an audition video and return the letter of commitment* for final review by the committee. Instructions for the video audition and letter will be supplied in the Finalist's notification information packet.
April 15, 2021 - Letter of commitment, and student video are due. These items must be received no later than April 15, 2021. Any material received after this date will not be considered.
May 15, 2021 - Those selected to the band, and any designated alternates, will be notified.
Thank you for all you do as a music educator. The countless hours you spend motivating and inspiring your students undoubtably has an impact on each of them throughout their lives.
All-American D-Day Band Selection Committee
*The letter of commitment will be voided if the student is not selected as a member of All-American D-Day Band
THE ALL-AMERICAN D-DAY BAND IS PRODUCED BY HISTORIC PROGRAMS
IN PROUD PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL BAND ASSOCIATION