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Beverly Hills High School Marching Band Performs In London New Year’s Day Parade–Celebrates 2016 With Week-Long Trip To UK

LONDON CALLING — Beverly Hills High School students rang in the New Year by participating in the prestigious 2016 London New Year’s Day Parade, which starts on Piccadilly and finishes in Parliament Square. As part of a week-long trip to the United Kingdom from Dec. 27, 2015 through Jan. 3, 2016, 80 BHHS band and orchestral students, joined by over 25 chaperones and parent supporters, toured spots like London’s historic West End, the Tower of London and the town of Windsor. On Tuesday evening, the BHHS orchestra participated in the London Gala Concert. Pictured left: the entire student group enjoys a tour at Hampton Court.  Photo by Sherri Rabin

Posted Wednesday, December 30 – 5:35 PM

By Laura Coleman

Today, starting at noon in the United Kingdom, the Beverly Hills High School Marching Band will celebrate the beginning of 2016 by performing in the London New Year’s Day Parade (LNYDP). The three-and-a-half-hour parade, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, boasts more than 8,500 performers from 20 countries, including most members of the 90-member BHHS marching band.

The band first performed in the annual parade three years ago.

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