It’s time for new band uniforms! Believe it or not, 15 years have passed since our beloved band got a new set of uniforms. UMass Amherst is hosting the 4th Annual #UMassGives fundraising challenge. Let’s show the campus how band alumni get it done! Over the next 36 hours, there are Power Hours during which the top […]
Hi Alumni & Friends, Here’s a quick update on Homecoming 2016 and other fun band news. Please note, that this April 27 & 28 is the annual UMASS GIVES fundraising challenge. Please consider a gift to the Band Uniform Fund and to the Old Chapel Fund (links below). Homecoming 2016 That’s right, alumni! We’re getting […]
UMass Fine Arts Center director Willie Hill performed as Grambling State’s drum major in the first-ever Super Bowl in 1967. Hill will be featured prominently in a CBS special (Feb. 5) about halftime shows past and present.
Inspire Arts & Music, parent organization of the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps, welcomes Chris Holland as the new COO/Executive Director. Chris is an alumnus of the Boston Crusaders having participated for nine seasons from 1986 through 1994. Holland went on to earn his B.A. in music from UMass Amherst and is the former Director […]