Tag Archives: George Parks

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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Remembering George Parks

It’s been a year. One whole year since the Minuteman Band family lost George Parks. His legacy lives on in all of us and in his final gift to the the band… The GNiP. Please take time to look back on reflections from last fall, and to think of the lessons we’ve taken from our […]

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Golf tourney benefits GNP Memorial Scholarship

Fun is the only word to describe the inaugural George N. Parks Golf Tournament held August 5th at Hickory Ridge Country Club in Amherst.

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The GNP Minuteman Marching Band Building opens its doors April 17

Dear UMMB Alumni and Friends, I am writing on behalf of the UMass Minuteman Marching Band, with some incredible news: On Sunday, April 17th , The George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building will be opening its doors! To be clear, the official commemoration of the GNP Minuteman Marching Band Building will take place next […]

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Halftime Magazine: Starred Thoughts

George N. Parks, who passed away Sept. 16, touched thousands of lives through his Drum Major Academy and 33 years as director of the Minuteman Marching Band. UMass drum major Aaron Staluppi shares personal memories and lessons learned from his mentor.

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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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