The touring brass section of the Ballou High School Marching Band takes a break during an appearance at the 2010 GWU Block Party.
Students of Ballou H.S. come from the Anacostia neighborhoods of the
. The marching band is famous for its contributions to school and community life. It is an awarding winning organization that has performed at the Tournament of Roses Parade in District of Columbia Pasadena, CA, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Presidential inaugurations. US