New York Stars Twirling and Marching Band, Inc.

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The New York Stars Twirling and Marching Band, Inc. is a Washington Heights based non-profit organization that was founded in 2011.  Our mission is to provide the youth with the training in baton twirling, and band musicianship needed to proudly represent the organization in community events, parades and performances.

The organization Directors are Dean Morel and Zulma Vigo.  Dean and Zulma direct the group with years of experience in marching band leadership. 

Our baton twirling instructors are Kim Morel-Betances, and Maritza Gonzalez.  Each of them have twirled baton for over 30 years, and have taught baton twirling for marching bands, and competitive twirling.

Who can join?

If you are 8 years of age or older you can register to join the New York Stars Twirling and Marching Band, Inc. for either the twirlers, flag color guard, or marching band.  You need not have previous experience.  Our team will provide you with the skills you need to succeed. Complete the registration form and contact us.



The NY Stars Take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Check out our challenge on YouTube... 

The New York Stars were honored to accept the nomination to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and make our donation to the ALS Foundation.  We hope to raise awareness of the neurodegenerative disease known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.  Check out our YouTube video challenge...


 "Rumba at the National Puerto Rican Parade 2014" 


          NY Stars at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade


NY Stars on You Tube


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Feel free to download our MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION from the FORMS section of our site



                           Rehearsals take place every Saturday from 1 - 4 PM

                                       St. Spyridon Church                                                        

124 Wadsworth Avenue (between 179th and 180th Street)   

New York, NY 10033


   If you are unable to attend any scheduled events, please inform us at

           Mobile (917) 324-4528