Gary Bernice

Band alum Gary Bernice to receive 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

Each year the UMass Amherst Alumni Association honors alumni, faculty and friends who have translated their UMass Amherst experience into notable achievements in the business, public or community service realms, bringing honor to UMass Amherst and to their field of endeavor. The award ceremony will take place at the Massachusetts State House on Thursday, April […]

The Volunteers - US Army Field Band

UMass Drumline performs ‘Army Strong’

The US Army Field Band’s “Six String Soldiers” (part of The Volunteers rock band) and the students in the UMass Marching Band’s spring marching percussion tech class got together this week for a special performance at the George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building. They’re performing a mashup of “Johnny Comes Marching Home” and the […]