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Boston Pep Rally

2014 Season Kick – Off Pep Rally Wednesday August 27, 2014 Parade Stepping Off from Columbus Park at Noon Pep Rally to Follow At Boston Harbor Hotel Join UMass Board of Trustees Chair Henry Thomas, UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and Football Coach Mark Whipple as we celebrate UMass Football! Come listen to the band and […]

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August Greetings From Grinnell Way

Greetings from Grinnell Way August 2014  Here we are in the waning days of summer, which can mean only one thing…Band Camp is almost here!  Prof. Heidi Sarver and her intrepid troupe had a full season of successful Drum Major Academies; the Super DMA at UMass was a veritable UMMB re-union. By the time you […]

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June Greetings From Grinnell Way

And with a whirlwind, the academic year 2013 – 2014 comes to an end.  And what a year it was for the Minuteman Band.  From Gillette Stadium to the TD Garden; the steps of the Boston Statehouse to the streets of Manhattan; the NCAA basketball tournament to Fenway Park, this year’s students surely had their […]

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Minuteman Band honors victims, survivors & heroes from 2013 Boston Marathon

Culminating with Sunday’s Fenway Park pregame remembrance, the UMMB is proud to have been part of efforts to honor last year’s marathon bombing victims and survivors. 

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28th Annual ‘Color in the Cage’ to Benefit Amherst Survival Center

The 28th annual “Color in the Cage” performance showcase, a fundraiser for the Amherst Survival Center, will be presented Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m. in Curry Hicks Cage.

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Minuteman Marching Band performs at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Following a 2:30 a.m. wakeup call on Thanksgiving morning, the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band emerged from the Downtown Marriott in full uniform with instruments, boarded their buses, and headed to their 4 a.m. NBC rehearsal ahead of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. After the NBC rehearsal, the UMMB returned to their hotel near […]

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