At ISSMA State Finals in the new Lucas Oil Stadium 2008

Norwell student in Rose Bowl Parade

Robert Wolf, a Junior at Norwell High School, has been selected by Bands of America for the national Honor Band in the 2009 Tournament of Roses® Parade. Robert was selected from among hundreds of applicants across the nation for membership in this prestigious honors ensemble. Robert is the son of Wendell & Pamela Wolf. His band directors are Doug Hassell, Scott Johnson, and Jason Brown.

The BOA Honor Band is a 300 piece national ensemble with winds, percussion and a flag and dance team. George N. Parks, Director of the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band, and an All-Star staff will direct the band. Bands of America is a program of Music for All, one of the nation’s largest and most influential organization’s in support of active music-making.

Robert, a trumpet player, will spend a week in southern California, where he will have rehearsals, performances at the Tournament of Roses Bandfest and Disneyland, special activities and a featured appearance in the world-famous parade.

His parents, family, and friends are so very proud of him and wish him luck on this opportunity of a lifetime. Congratulations Robert!

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Aunt Nan & Uncle Harison says ... on Thursday, Dec 11 at 1:10 PM

Wow you did it. Good for you kido. We're so proud of you. To be seclected among so many is a real honor. I will let Kristina and others know about this. Love you.

Aunt Lynette says ... on Thursday, Dec 11 at 10:27 PM

I AM SO VERY PROUD OF YOU! . YOU ARE VERY TALENTED AND NOTHING IS GOING HOLD YOU BACK FROM YOUR DREAMS. SO ENJOY THESE MOMENTS AND PERFORM WITH YOUR HEART. WE ALL LOVE YOU VERY MUCH AND GOOD LUCK.

Aunt Sheri says ... on Thursday, Dec 11 at 10:27 PM

Robert, this is so awesome. You make us all so proud. I can't even tell you the feeling I got after I read this article. It is a chance of a lifetime and an experience that you will never forget. Go get em Bob!!!! I love you very much.

Grandpa Herb and Sharon says ... on Friday, Dec 12 at 2:46 PM

I'm sure proud of you and I'm sure you are going to continue to do well. Your hard work and love for music has paid off. Continue to enjoy...............God Bless You

Patrick McBride Nathans Uncle says ... on Saturday, Dec 13 at 8:19 AM

Well your aunt is just beaming about all of this. See, hardwork and commitment really do payoff pretty well. You should be extremely proud of yourself because this is really a great honor to be picked from so many young men and women. CONGRATS!!!

tom and pat says ... on Sunday, Dec 14 at 9:08 PM

IT'S TRUE - GOOD THINGS HAPPEN TO GREAT PEOPLE. THANK YOU FOR LETTING US SHARE IN YOUR JOY. HAVE FUN, ENJOY THE MOMENT....

Erica Tucker says ... on Monday, Dec 15 at 8:32 AM

I LOVE YOU ROBERT!!! TAKE ME WITH YOU!!! and congratulations.

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