Videos from a parade moment and post-parade meeting

In the videos below filmed by WCU graduate student Daryll Victorio, watch a Western Carolina University Pride of the Mountains Marching Band member give drumsticks to a 2011 Rose Parade-goer and invite him to play during a parade break and the reaction of Bob Buckner, band director, and John W. Bardo, chancellor, to the band’s performance after the parade. Click here to see a list of links to other videos on YouTube related to WCU and the Rose Parade.


  1. Posted January 1, 2011 at 9:02 pm | Permalink

    you are the badest damn band in the US….so proud of you guys and so proud of the people behind the camera keeping us posted so that we can share as well in your performance in california…thanks guys for all the hard work you have done to keep the ones who could not go informed….you will never ever know how much it was appreciated…and we do know how much effort you also put into this thanks …thanks..from my heart!!! <3

  2. Angela Nicholas
    Posted January 9, 2011 at 11:39 am | Permalink

    Congrats to Bob Buckner and the WCU Band. It’s been a LONG time since I was in Buckner’s band in high school at Sylva-Webster High but he was the best then and I am proud that he continues to be the best and inspires students to be their best as well!