2014 Rose Parade presented by Honda

Dreams Come True

Marching Band Entry


Parade Order:


Band Name: Nagoya Minami High School Green Band
Representing: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Band or School Website Address:  
Band Director: Makoto Kato (mah-koh-toh kah-toh)
Assistant Director/Unit Leader(s):
Hirofumi Yokoyama
Total Number Marching:  
Number Of Drum Majors:  
Drum Major(s): Hikari Iwata Hirofumi Yokoyama (hee-kah-ree ee-wah-tah hee-roh-foo-mee yoh-koh-yah-mah)
Number Of Brass: 51
Number of Percussion:  
Number of Woodwinds:  
Number of Banner Carriers:  
Number of Leaders: 9
Number of Color Guard:  
Cobalt blue tunic with yellow and white with diagonal blue stripe overlay, black slacks.
Fundraising Activities for Rose Parade:  
Performers are each responsible for his or her own costs. No fundraising activities are conducted.
Notable Recent Trips/Performances:  
All-Japan Marching Contest All-Japan Wind Instrument Competition Combined Brass Contest
Recent Awards/ Championships Won:  
2004 Aichi Prefecture Arts and Culture Award 2006 Aichi Prefecture Education Committee Cultural Activity Award 2007 Aichi Prefecture Cultural Education Award and Governor’s Award Aichi Prefecture Super High School Cultural Activity Section (2008-2011) Tokai Band Contest Gold Medal, Aug. 25, 2013
History of School/Band:  
Nagoya Minami High School, located immediately next to Nippon Gaishi Arena, is the newest prefectural high school in in Nagoya.
Notable Band Alumni:  
Previous Appearance(s) in Rose Parade:  
Other Connections to Past Rose Parades or Rose Bowl Games:  
Additional Information of Interest to the Public:  
Their motto, “The Sound of Nagoya Minami Resounds in the Heart”, encourages them in their daily practice to inject every sound and ordinary activity with “feeling” in order to create music that reaches the hearts of their audiences.