Beginning his drum corps career in the 1980s as a bass drummer with the Cadets, Michael Klesch has become one of DCI’s preeminent brass arrangers.
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.
This student documentary explores the history of the Old Chapel and what has happened since the building’s closure in 1997.
UMass dedicated the $5.8m George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building in an emotional ceremony during which the late band director was remembered.
Over $4,700 was raised for the George N. Parks Memorial Award, given to deserving bandos and awarded by Mrs. Jeanne Parks.
Dr. Anderson is an accomplished director who has great depth and breadth of experience with Division I marching bands.
Join us for the spring Concert Band recital, a reception hosted by Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma, and tours of the new building!
Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers performed at the Calvin Theater in Northampton October 28th with 30 special guests… from YOUR Minuteman Band.