Minuteman Band fans might remember Tony Lechner ’93, ’97 MM as “the Phantom” from 1990s halftime shows, but he’s been taking his love for singing and sharing it with everyday folks who also love to sing.
UMass Fine Arts Center director Willie Hill performed as Grambling State’s drum major in the first-ever Super Bowl in 1967.
Making the film will raise the profile of the Sci-Tech Band in the community and show what’s possible for other schools around the country.
Culminating with Sunday’s Fenway Park remembrance, the UMMB is proud to honor last year’s marathon bombing victims and survivors.
The UMass Band wowed Macy’s Parade audiences with their exciting 75-second version of “Big Noise from Winnetka” set to a marching routine.
“The largest band in New England”… check out the Minuteman Band in the first minute of this video clip from NCAA Football 13 for Xbox!
Pioneer Valley residents knew him best as either Santa Claus at Amherst Merry Maple, as or the voice of the Minuteman Marching Band at UMass football games.