Cavalier Marching Band Participates in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 26, 2015 - 9:00am


Photo Credit: Tom Pajewski


This November, for one special morning, the Cavalier Marching Band will trade the turf of Scott Stadium for some of the most famous streets in the world when it takes to the avenues of New York for the 2015 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The band was chosen as one of only ten marching bands to participate in the event. U.Va. Director of Bands William Pease said, "Our current and former members worked very hard to raise the level of our band to receive this national recognition, and we thank everyone for their support. UVa President Teresa A. Sullivan said, All of us in the U.Va. community are proud of the Cavalier Marching Band and Director William Pease. We have the good fortune to watch our excellent marching band perform frequently and next Thanksgiving Day, millions of Macys Paradegoers and television viewers will join us in applauding the band. To join the Cavalier March Band festivities in New York City or to support the campaign to get them to the parade, please visit Thanks to a matching challenge from the UVA Parents Committee, all gifts up to $50,000 will be matched one to one.

Tune in to celebrate the achievements of the Cavalier Marching Band and watch as the band performs for viewers nation-wide.


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