Rock Voices

Finding a Voice with Tony Lechner ’93, ’97MM

Minuteman Band fans might remember Tony Lechner ’93, ’97 MM as “the Phantom” from 1990s halftime shows, but he’s been taking his love for singing and sharing it with everyday folks who also love to sing. He’s the director of Rock Voices, which began as a pet project alongside his teaching career, but after witnessing its […]


UMMB 2016 Schedule (Tentative)

Here’s a tentative look at the Minuteman Band’s 2016 performance schedule. See you this fall! 9/10 – BC (Gillette) 9/17 – Florida Int’l (McGuirk) 9/24 – Mississippi St (Gillette) 9/25 – Collegiate Marching Band Festival (Allentown, PA) 9/30 – Multibands Pops Concert 10/1 – Tulane (McGuirk – Homecoming) 10/15 – Louisiana Tech (Gillette – Band […]


Drum major among ‘29 Who Shine’ honored at State House

Michael Nicholson, of Gardner, a University of Massachusetts Amherst senior majoring in political science and history, was honored May 9 at the State House during the state Department of Higher Education’s “29 Who Shine” ceremony saluting public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements. Each year, the governor salutes outstanding students representing each of […]