All-American D-Day Band


Student Application Form

Please complete the application form below if you would like to be considered for the All-American D-Day Band.  This form will only be accepted if we have already received a nomination form from your band director.  Please note the following deadlines:

  • January 15, 2021 - Deadline for online application form.  Upon receipt of the application, each nominee will be carefully evaluated by the selection committee.

  • March 15, 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, return the letter of commitment* for final review by the committee. Instructions for the video audition, letter and applications will be supplied in the Finalist's notification information packet.

  • April 1, 2021 - Letter of commitment, and student video are due.  These items must be received no later than April 1, 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.

We wish you the best as you pursue this opportunity of a lifetime.  We commend you for your dedication to your musicianship, and for the countless hours you spend practicing and perfecting your craft. 

*The letter of commitment will be voided if the student is not selected as a member of All-American D-Day Band

The National Band Association is pleased to offer a limited number of need-based, partial scholarships for students selected to participate in The All-American D-Day Band. In consultation with their parent/guardian, interested students should provide a brief statement on their application regarding their unique financial situation.


The exact amount of the partial scholarship will be determined after all applicants have been considered. Students will be notified of any scholarship funds they have been awarded upon their acceptance into the D-Day Memorial Band. Students and their families are highly encouraged to enlist their local band booster organizations and communities for additional funding as needed.



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