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 […]
Folks are askin, so here it is in one spot! The Show Malaga Hot Hot Hot (percussion feature) Michael McDonald medley (Takin’ It To The Streets & Sweet Freedom) The Promise of Living (Aaron Copland) The Schedule Friday 9/4 Family BBQ & First Performance @ McGuirk Stadium or Practice Fields, evening (TBD) Saturday, 9/19 Game […]
FORTUNATELY FOR the students at the High School of Science and Technology in Springfield, Mass., trumpeter Gary Bernice decided, three quarters of the way to completing his degree in business, that his real calling was to be a band director. He began his career in 2007 at the inner city school where he encountered a […]
Ain’t it true? Today, BuzzFeed.com featured a great piece titled “7 Reasons Why You Should Join Marching Band in College.” #7 features an iconic photo of a very fun gameday tradition of the Minuteman Band. Check it out. 7 Reasons Why You Should Join Marching Band In College “This one time at band camp…” is a […]