The Fall 2018 issue of Fanfare, the magazine of the UMass Department of Music & Dance, features a number of UMass band family accomplishments!
Dr. Ken Dye, director of the Band of the Fighting Irish, names Minuteman Band alumna Dana Mandell ’10 as assistant director. We’re excited to see what Dana brings to Notre Dame!
Crown thy good with brotherhood! UMass Band director Dr. Tim Anderson writes the story behind “America, the Beautiful” in The Instrumentalist
David Gagnon ’82 marched trombone in the Power and Class of New England, the Minuteman Marching Band at UMass Amherst.
In a unanimous vote by the five-member Londonderry School Board, Serge Beaulieu was appointed the new music director.
Lisa (Cavanaugh) Linde ’92 leads the Newton (MA) South High School jazz band and John Currey ’92 leads the Champaign (IL) Central High School jazz band.
John Leonard ’02, ’13 M.M., this week was named the Interim Assistant Director of Bands at Western Michigan University, where he has served as graduate assistant since 2016.