Who we are
Founded in the early 1970’s, Spirit of America began as a hometown marching band that has grown over the years to become the award-winning ensemble it is today. With a passion to inspire and educate youth through music, Spirit of America includes a Marching Band, Winter Percussion, Fife & Drum unit, and Wind Ensemble. In every performance and rehearsal, we do our utmost to maintain the ideals of teamwork, patriotism and excellence.
What we do
Spirit of America Band is more than a precision, marching, musical ensemble – it is a training ground for life, based on the values and characteristics that have made our country great from its very beginning. The band leads workshops in music and marching, while imparting by example life and leadership skills to thousands of students from many socio-economic backgrounds and of all levels and abilities.
The band members encourage young people to stretch beyond their reach, to discover personal and corporate pride and responsibility, while learning values that will make them good citizens and moral, contributing members of our society. Through hard work, teamwork and a positive spirit, students learn to help and respect one another, deal with problems, be accountable, and push through challenges, understanding the value of the individual to the corporate good.
Spirit of America has received countless prizes and awards over the last 30 years. The greatest prize, however, has been to share their hearts and energy with every a
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