Student's reaction to band concert fail goes viral

Illinois student stands at attention when cymbal breaks during National Anthem performance

Published On: Jun 04 2013 08:48:48 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 04 2013 09:01:10 AM EDT

So what’s a junior high student to do after his cymbal shatters during a performance of the National Anthem?

He stands at attention with a salute.

The band concert (patriotic) fail was posted to YouTube in May, and now the young percussionist from Illinois has been bathed in Internet glory.