The sixty-eighth installment of a new series on the blog that we will be posting throughout the month of December. As some of you are aware, Music for All will be taking an Honor Band to the 2017 Rose Parade. Our members were selected by audition for the ensemble and come from all across the United States. We are looking forward to coming together for the first time as a band at the end of December and we hope this series will allow us all to get to know some (hopefully most!) of the members of this awesome ensemble! 


Name: Mason Moore

Hometown: Bella Vista, AR

School Name: Bentonville High School

Section: Tuba

What made you decide to apply to be a part of the band?
For the amazing once in a lifetime opportunity to come together with other students from all over the country, and make wonderful music.

What part of the trip are you most excited about?
The parade and also Disneyland!

What are three things you’ve learned from being involved in band?
-Time management
-How to properly practice
-How to overcome great obstacles

Most memorable moment in band?
Marching Semifinals in Grand Nationals.

Besides band, what are you involved in at school?

What’s your favorite book?
Harry Potter And the Prisoner of Azkaban

What’s your favorite song or piece of music?
Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli

Favorite movie?
The Avengers

Favorite ice cream flavor?

What’s your current plan for what you want to do after graduating high school?
Attend college and get major in Music Education.

Have you participated in MFA/BOA events before? Which ones?
BOA St. Louis Super Regional
BOA Indianapolis Super Regional
BOA Grand National Championships

Tell us something interesting/unique about you:
I’m left-handed