As the 2017 drum corps circuit heats up this summer, we’re putting together this tracker to help “keep an eye on” UMMB bandos and alumni in drum corps land.
Minuteman Band alumni Neil Freebern, Kyle Kubicki, and Brian Messier are quarterfinalists for 2018 GRAMMY Music Educator Award.
Hannum brought his expertise to the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, including an arrangement of Bartok’s “Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta.”
UMass Drumline alum Alex Casimiro ’10 leads the Trash Tones at Six Flags New England as writer and instructor, while also having been an original member.
UMass Drumline alumni Damon Grant ’01 and Glenn Robertson ’05 chat in Damon’s podcast, Discussions in Percussion.
UMass drumline alum Ian Wudyka has been named the new northeast district manager of the band and orchestral division at Yamaha Corporation of America, the world’s largest musical instrument manufacturer.