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Minuteman Band on national stage Nov 9-12

Fresh off an exciting Homecoming Weekend celebrating the legacy of the Minuteman Band and dedicating the George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building, the band is off to Indianapolis for another weekend in the spotlight.

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Hofstra’s Peter Boonshaft is Recipient of 2011 George N. Parks Award from the National Association for Music Education and Music for All

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announced that Peter Boonshaft, Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, is the recipient of the 2011 George N. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education. He will receive the award at the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis on […]

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Alumni invited to take part in tribute to George Parks at BOA Grand Nationals

Music For All and Bands of America invites all alumni of the George N. Parks Drum Major Academy, of the BOA Honor Band in the Rose Parade or the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band to be part of an on-field presentation in Friday, November 12 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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From UMass to Pasadena: Parks to lead national band

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.

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Bando selected to perform in Rose Parade with national Honor Band

Tiffany Brucker, a freshmen at UMass Amherst, was selected among hundreds of applicants across the nation to march and play tenor saxophone for the national Honor Band at the Rose Bowl parade on New Years Day.

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Parks elected to Bands of America Hall of Fame

George N. Parks, director of the Minuteman Marching Band, has been named to the Bands of America Hall of Fame in Indianapolis, Ind.

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