Ben Hyland felt a bit nostalgic Friday as he donned the Colonial-era costume he wore as a member of the University of Massachusetts Marching Band for the final time Friday afternoon.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]