Band alum and original Blast! cast member Nick Angelis ’92 is interviewed in Halftime Magazine.
UMass Fine Arts Center director Willie Hill performed as Grambling State’s drum major in the first-ever Super Bowl in 1967.
The award ceremony will take place at the Massachusetts State House on Thursday, April 23.
Boston’s WBUR radio highlights the “El Sistema” music education program UMass band alum Gary Bernice ’07, ’10G employs at Springfield’s SciTech high school.
NAfME announced that Cyndi Napierkowski ’87, Director of Bands at Salem High School, is the recipient of the 2014 George N. Parks Award for Leadership.
Stan Rosenberg ’77, who played tuba in the UMass Band, will become a powerful player in state government as president of the Massachusetts Senate.