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Thom Hannum

Thom Hannum Named Recipient of 2016 George N. Parks Leadership Award

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. Thom will receive the award during the Opening Ceremony at the Bands of America […]

Moving in and moving forward

Prior to the summer of 2011, the marching band had no place to call home. But with the help and perseverance of the late George Parks, band members now have their own building, the aptly named George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building. Parks was the director of the marching band for 33 years until […]