Tag Archives: Alumni Family

Alumna Therese Davison chats about her New Hampshire high school band & her UMass Amherst legacy

Therese Davison has a strong background in marching band, having trained and drum majored at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for world renowned marching band and drum major expert, the late George N. Parks.

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Greetings from Grinnell Road – Fall Edition!

“Band, fall out!” And with those words, spoken last Friday, the 2013 edition of Band Camp came to an end. 

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Greetings from Grinnell Way!

Well, it appears Spring is finally here…for real!  There are blue skies out; I’ve been seeing some lovely purple flowers bursting out of the ground; and the temperatures are a bit warmer.  Fingers crossed…this is really Spring!

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Nominate NOW for the 2012 UMMB Hall of Fame!

We’re starting a new tradition, well, to maintain Minuteman Band tradition! As some of you might recall, at Multibands last year Keith Paul announced the 2012 Hall of Fame class will be nominated by its peers. That’s YOU! 

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Jim MacRostie, longtime voice of the Minuteman Band, dies at age 80

James E. “Mac” MacRostie, 80, retired associate director of operations at the Fine Arts Center, died March 20 at Hospice of the Fisher Home, Amherst, following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

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Band alumni featured in October issue of @UMASS

The UMass Amherst Alumni Association features the band alumni family, the new band building and more in the October 2011 issue of its @UMASS newletter.

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