The deadline for nominations is September 9, 2019
Robert “Bobby” Bergeron ’18, who marched tuba in the Minuteman Band, takes helm of LHS band.
While this is the story of how “My Way” became an integral part of the Minuteman Band, it is really the history of the UMMB from 1963 to the present. Why? Because “My Way” is all about a vision.
The UMass Band marks four decades of a tradition that had a very specific start date … encouraged by a very specific person.
Marisa Weinstein named 2017 recipient of the George N. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education
She is the third member of the Minuteman Band family to have been so honored since the award’s inception in 2011.
The UMass Concert Band features the world-premiere of “G.P.,” written in memory of former Minuteman Band director George Parks.
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announced that Thom Hannum, University of Massachusetts Associate Director of the Minuteman Marching Band and Director of the Marimba Band and Marimba Ensemble program, is the recipient of the 2016 George N. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education.Read More »Thom Hannum named recipient of 2016 George N. Parks Leadership Award
Members of the Minuteman Band and dozens of band alumni gathered at the recently-renovated Old Chapel to hear band alumna and assistant director of the band Christine (McHugh) Sirard ’90 share her thoughts and memories of the man whose name is on the building they call home.