Now in its third episode, professional musicians Marcos Torres and UMass Band alum Damon Grant ’01 chat with Thom Hannum in their new podcast, Discussions in Percussion. (more…)
George Parks always wanted his students to first and foremost be outstanding members of society. Thom Hannum is no different.
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. (more…)
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 […]
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 […]
Here’s a multimedia round-up of coverage of Homecoming Weekend events, including the Celebration of the Life and Legacy of George Parks. (more…)