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Bowie Marching Band chosen to perform in prestigious New Year's Day Parade in London

March 22, 2013

AUSTIN – Former Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Duncan Sandys surprised the members and parents of Bowie’s marching band Thursday with an invitation to perform in the prestigious London New Year’s Day Parade (http://www.londonparade.co.uk/) in 2015.

Councillor Sandys is the great grandson of Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Said Band Director Kim Shuttlesworth, “You cannot apply to attend the parade. A committee of members recommends you for this prestigious honor. James Bowie’s bands have worked diligently over the past years to create a high standard of excellence in music. This honor is in recognition of their hard work.”

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