Disneyland Resort 2016 All-American College Band

Disneyland Resort 2016 All-American College Band

On June 16, the Disneyland Resort 2016 All-American College Band debuted at the Disneyland Resort. This band is comprised of 21 members and is led by Dr. Ron McCurdy. The band includes:

  • 4 Trumpets
  • 4 Trombones
  • 5 Saxophones (double on flute/clarinet/piccolo encouraged)
  • 2 Tuba/Sousaphone-will play on tuba and sousaphone
  • 2 Horn/Mellophone-will play on French horn and mellophone
  • 4 Percussion (doubles-piano/bass players)
    • 1 Drum set player for one stage set per day; performer must double on either snare, quad, or bass drum for the four show/marching sets
    • 1 Acoustic/Electric Bass player for one stage set per day; performer must double on percussion or tuba for the four show/marching sets
    • 1 Jazz Piano player for one stage set per day; performer must double on percussion for the four show/marching sets
    • 1 Auxiliary Percussion

Each summer, the Disneyland Resort All-American College Band performs throughout the Disneyland Resort from the middle of June to the beginning of August. The band performs Tuesdays-Saturdays and can generally be found at the following times and locations:

  • 3:00 – Hollywood Backlot Stage in Disney California Adventure
  • 5:15 – Patriotic Flag Retreat in Disneyland
  • 6:15 – Sleeping Beauty Castle and Main Street, USA in Disneyland
  • 7:15 – Main Street Station in Disneyland
  • 8:15 – Paint the Night Pre-Parade in Disneyland

As with all things at the Disneyland Resort, these times and days are subject to change.

The Disneyland Resort All-American College Band is now in its 46th year of existence. Thousands of college students have participated in this program as it empowered them to succeed in the music business. What is your favorite Disneyland Resort All-American College Band song?

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