Tag Archives: Drum Corps

UMass sisters march to beat of different drum

For the average student, summer is a season to sit out by the pool, soak up the sun and hang out with friends. However, for a select few, this is far from a typical summer. While their peers spend their days sleeping in and laying on sandy beaches, more than 5,000 college and high school […]

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Carolina Crown ‘reunion’ in Amherst

Carolina Crown (including six Minuteman Band alumni) are rehearsing at McGuirk Alumni Stadium June 30 and July 1.

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Vote 4 the Drum Corps

After successfully mobilizing thousands of fans to cast votes of support using the popular “Facebook” social networking phenomenon, four of the world’s top drum corps have each received $25,000 grants in an innovative philanthropic program sponsored by the JP Morgan Chase Foundation.

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Madison Scouts announce Thom Hannum, Jim Ancona and Nick Angelis will lead Percussion Team

Chris Komnick, Executive Director, and James Mason, Artistic Director of the Madison Scouts today named Thom Hannum as Percussion Arranger and Consultant, James Ancona as Percussion Caption Supervisor and Front Ensemble Arranger and Nick Angelis as Percussion Caption Head.

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Thom Hannum inducted into World Drum Corps Hall of Fame

Thom Hannum, associate director of the Minuteman Marching Band, has been inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y.

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Three UMass Drumline alums leading ‘09 Cadets

The Cadets have locked in a dynamic and talented group of percussionists to guide the 2009 section as they begin work on “Lenny,” the corps’ 75th Anniversary program that spotlights the great composer Leonard Bernstein. 

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