The band consists of music students from the Traverse City West Senior High Band Programme, Michigan USA
The Traverse City West High School Ambassador Band consists of music students from the Traverse City West Senior High Band programme and is led by Director of Bands, Mr. Chad Mielens. The West Bands are made up of three concert bands, two jazz bands, marching band and drumline. Students participate in many local and state wide events throughout the year. The Ambassador Band has participated in the Central Michigan University Jazz Weekend, Essentially Ellington Regional Jazz Championships, Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association Festivals and the Michigan Youth Arts Festival.
Their programme will include a wonderful transatlantic mix including Vaughan Williams’ The Golden Vanity, John Philip Sousa’s The Liberty Bell March, the traditional English Folk Suite as well as pieces by Jerry Bilik, David R. Gillingham and Bruce Pearson.