Ashburn, Va. (March 5, 2015) – The Broad Run High School Marching Spartans performed in the London New Year’s Day Parade on January 1.
The invitation to the parade recognizes the band program’s award-winning dedication to excellence in music, the arts, teamwork and leadership. The parade route passed famous historical sites including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Downing Street and culminated at Parliament Square. The Marching Spartans entertained spectators at the grandstands with a performance of Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger.”
The London parade features 10,000 performers from across the world, hundreds of thousands of spectators and a ‘live’ TV audience approaching 300 million.
While in London, 60 members of the band program performed a concert at Cadogan Hall in London. Cadogan Hall is home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and London Chamber Orchestra.