San Jose, CA – – On Friday, September 23rd, 2016 former Lord Mayor of Westminster Cllr Robert Davis MBE DL, was at East Side Union High School District’s Oak Grove High School and proposed a very special invitation to some talented musicians. Former Lord Mayor Davis will invite Oak Grove High School’s Marching Band and Colorguard to participate in London’s New Year’s Day Parade and Festival in London, UK, on January 1st, 2018.
Oak Grove’s award-winning Marching Band and Colorguard have been privileged to perform in London, Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid and Rome during a total of 5 European tours in the last 19 years.
“We are thrilled and honored to have our students participate,” said Martha Brazil, Oak Grove High School Principal. “It is an invaluable lesson of culture, international goodwill and national pride for our students.”
“We can’t wait to see Oak Grove High School back in London,” said former Lord Mayor Davis. “Their previous performances have been terrific, receiving tremendous ovations on the streets of our city – the warmest of welcomes awaits them.”