In June 2016, Elena Camp from Lovettsville will travel to Normandy, France with the Iowa State University Cyclone Marching Band, which was chosen to participate in ceremonies honoring American World War II veterans, and to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day landing.
The students will perform at the Omaha Beach Cemetery, as well as in the town square of St. Mere Eglise as part of the Salute to Liberation. Other notable performances include a ceremony at the American cemetery at Brittany and marching in the D-Day Memorial Parade.
The Iowa State University Cyclone Marching Band was chosen as the only American musical ensemble to participate in this incredibly prestigious ceremony and will be representing not only the state of Iowa, but our entire United States of America. The band was chosen through a competitive application process and their selection was based upon the excellence and tradition of the entire band program at Iowa State University. … Continue Reading