Tag Archives: Drumline

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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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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Alumni present clinics at MulTiPerc Summer Percussion Camp

This four-day percussion camp featured clinics by Brian Tinkel ’96, Andy Smith ’97, and Ian Hale ’08G.

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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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Béla Fleck likes UMass Marimbas

An arrangement of “Big Country,” written by alumnus Olin Johannessen and performed by the Music and Dance Department’s Marimba Band, is being heard around the country after it caught the ear of well-known banjo player and jazz musician Béla Fleck.

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Minutemen march on with Peavey

University of Massachusetts musical arranger Michael Klesch needed a flexible audio solution that could project every member of the school’s historic, 390-member Minutemen Marching Band with clarity.

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