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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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29th Annual Band Day to feature music from “Willy Wonka”

Thousands of high school band members from New England and New York will join the Minutemen Marching Band to perform a medley of songs from the classic musical Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory during halftime when the UMass Minutemen football team faces Miami (Ohio) on the 29th annual Band Day at Gillette Stadium Saturday, Oct. 12, […]

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October Greetings from Grinnell Way

And with that, the first half of the marching band season is over!  September was a busy one, but did it ever end with a bang! 

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