The Sapphire Sound band and color guard from Mira Mesa High School thrilled an estimated 100 million people watching on television around the world and more than a million people lining the parade route in Pasadena in its appearance at the 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade.
The band and color guard had spent more than two years preparing for the event, marching 5½ miles and performing on TV for about three minutes. Read more from the Tournament of Roses.
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Invitation to Rose Parade Announcement (February 2015)
Board of Education Honors Sapphire Sound