Events

Jun
1
Thu
2017 CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day

The 2017 CBDNA ABS will be hosted by UMass Amherst and Dr. Timothy Anderson, June 1-3.

  • Clinics and sessions addressing pedagogical/administrative issues in the current collegiate band profession.
  • Friday banquet at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Robert B. Morrison, Founder and CEO of Quadrant Research, the nation’s leading arts education research organization, will be presenting the keynote address.
  • Golf Tournament at Hickory Ridge Country Club

General Registration
$80.00 by May 17, 2017
$130.00 after May 17, 2017

Conference Banquet
Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield
June 2
$50.00/person

Golf Outing
Hickory Ridge Country Club, Amherst
June 2
$40.00/person

If you have questions regarding this event, please direct to: tanderson@music.umass.edu.

Jun
3
Sat
Band Building Tour & Audio History Interviews
Jun 3 @ 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Attending Alumni Weekend and/or the Volunteer Summit?

Or just in town?

Come on by the George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building to hear what’s new with the band and the Band Alumni Network and get a tour of the building!

And if you have time, stick around to participate in the Audio History Project with a short interview of your memories and stories of the UMass Band!

Old Chapel Special Celebration and Tour follows from 3:15-4:00 pm.

Aug
26
Sat
UMass Football vs Hawai’i
Aug 26 all-day

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on Hawai’i!

Sep
9
Sat
UMass Football vs Old Dominion
Sep 9 all-day

See the Minuteman Band’s season halftime debut as the Minutemen take on Old Dominion!

Sep
30
Sat
UMass Football vs Ohio
Sep 30 all-day

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on Ohio University!

Oct
1
Sun
Collegiate Marching Band Festival
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join your Minuteman Band and many others for the Northeast’s premiere college band showcase, now in its 22nd year!

Tickets go on sale August 1, 2017.

Oct
20
Fri
Homecoming 2017
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day

Click here for Multibands and Alumni Band info & registration!

Oct
21
Sat
UMass Football vs Georgia Southern (Homecoming)
Oct 21 all-day

IT’S HOMECOMING WEEKEND! Stay tuned for band alumni event info.

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern and UMass have met twice previously in the Division 1-AA Playoffs. In 1998, 11th-seeded UMass upset top-ranked Georgia Southern 55-43 to win the Division 1-AA Championship.

The following season, Georgia Southern got revenge on UMass, winning 38-21 in a Quarterfinal game in Statesboro.

Oct
28
Sat
UMass Football vs Appalachian State
Oct 28 all-day

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on App State!

It’s an extra-special gameday… both Band Day and Senior Day!

Nov
11
Sat
UMass Football vs Maine
Nov 11 all-day

See the Minuteman Band’s halftime Veterans Day tribute as the Minutemen take on Maine at Fenway Park!

Trivia… UMass and UMaine share a benefactor. The Isenberg School of Management’s 2002 addition and Maine’s stadium are named in honor of the late Harold Alfond, founder of the Dexter Shoe Company.