La Cueva High School band student Eliana O’Brien has been selected for the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. She is one of 125 high school marching band members among the millions in the United States to be selected.
Eliana has been drum major in the La Cueva Marching Band for two years. She also plays euphonium in the wind symphony, trombone in the jazz band, and works as a pianist/keyboardist at a local church. She is also an All-State musician and a member of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony.
On Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, O’Brien will perform with the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band, earning an all-expenses-paid trip to San Antonio, Texas. The U.S. Army All-American Marching Band performs each year at halftime of the nationallytelevised U.S. Army All-American Bowl for high school players.
Read more in the Albuquerque Journal article “Music takes student to top of her field”