Katelyn Haggerty, is majoring in music and journalism at UMass Amherst. She shares her experience as a member of the Minuteman Band.
Help celebrate his 40th season with the UMMB! Make a gift to the new Thom Hannum Scholarship Fund!
A portion of this year’s televised Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day will be influenced by University of Massachusetts music directors.
Tiffany Brucker was selected among hundreds of applicants across the nation to march for a national Honor Band in the Rose Parade on New Years Day.
UMass sophomore Leah Maio has been selected as a USA Baton Twirling All Star and will perform in the 82nd annual Macy’s Day Parade.
Loyal UMMB alumni and band parents have lead the grassroots fundraising effort, with over $1 million in cash and pledges to date.
Hannum was selected for his long-standing dedication, achievements and leadership skills within the drum and bugle corps fraternity.
As throngs of people basked in a weekend of warmth and sunshine, the Minutemen Band marched in the 57th Annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade for over 300,000 spectators.