The Road Through Pasadena

Photos by Christine Ngeo Katzman and Ben Chua

The New Year. The breathtaking floral floats. The pageantry. And the anticipation of a great football match-up. For marching bands and their fans, almost nothing beats the Rose Parade. We hope you enjoy our 2nd annual photo coverage.

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About the author

Christine Ngeo Katzman

Christine Ngeo Katzman has played the flute since the age of 8. She marched in the Northwestern University Marching Band, including the 1996 Rose Bowl and 1997 Citrus Bowl. She graduated cum laude from Northwestern with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1997. Since then, she has worked in the publishing industry as a writer and editor and helped launch Play Music, a magazine for recreational musicians, sponsored by American Music Group (now Music and Arts Center). In the summer of 2006, Christine worked at Yamaha where she interacted with staff and students in various marching bands and drum corps. Christine earned her MBA with honors from the University of Southern California in May 2007.

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