New Volunteer Recruitment


We are recruiting high school trumpet players from across the country. 

Volunteer Requirements:

-Must be a High School student
-Must be at least 14 years old
-Must play trumpet, cornet, bugle or flugelhorn
-Must be enrolled in a formal high school band program, taking private trumpet lessons, or have earned the Boy Scout Bugler Merit Badge.

If you meet the above requirements, you can attend one of our training workshops or take an online training if we do not have a training scheduled in your area. After training, we will provide you materials to get connected with your local community.

Steps to Get Started:

1. Register by filling out the form below.
2. Take our training course.
3. Get signoff from your high school band director on your Taps performance, or submit a video audition.
4. Get permission from your school principal to miss school to play at funerals.
5. Spread the word in your community about your services to funeral homes, churches, and veterans’ service organizations.
6. Practice Taps every day!

For more information on our program, visit our FAQ page.

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