The title of this video depicts the failure of the cymbal strap in this situation. The story in this video describes a graceful reaction by and 8th grader to a stressful performance situation.
This video, from a concert at Eisenhower Junior High School in mid-May, has gone viral on the web, and has even been re-Tweeted by composer Eric Whitacre. This current Marching Mustang has been interviewed for multiple news outlets, both local and national. He has been interviewed on WGN TV and WLS Radio. Fox and Friends will send a car for a local interview. He has been on World News with Diane Sawyer, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and Inside Edition! Check out his viral video! We are very proud of this Marching Mustang for his extreme grace under pressure, we congratulate his parents and family, and we look forward to a bright future as his leadership infects those around him in the Marching Mustangs at South High School.