News for the UMass Marching Band
The Minuteman Marching Band will be raising funds for new pit uniforms on April 26-27th with the UMass Gives Campaign! If we get the most donations during our Power Hour, we get a $2000 bonus.
On October 29th, the UMMB bused over to Lawrence, MA for their annual performances at the MICCA Finals. Despite the poor weather, rain was no match for the Minuteman Band. Both performances went on as scheduled and you can watch the nighttime one here.
Over 2,700 high school and middle school students from all over the northeast joined the Minuteman Band on October 28th for the 33rd annual UMass Band Day. During halftime, the combined band of over 3,100 performed selections from The Beatles album, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The Minuteman Marching Band was excited to welcome back alumni from throughout the years for our Homecoming on October 21st. To commemorate this special occasion, the alumni band played Let's Groove and was later joined by the full band in playing of the 1812 Overture.
On September 10th, the UMMB marched through Westborough, MA for their 300th anniversary parade.
The Minuteman Marching Band will be raising funds for new uniforms on April 27-28th with the UMass Gives Campaign! If we get the most donations during our Power Hour from 3-4pm on April 28th, we get a $2000 bonus.
On Saturday, April 1st, we are kicking off the FIRST ANNUAL Big Band Bash. It’ll feature a UMMB-banquet-style format complete with cocktail hour, dinner, and dancing. There will also be a silent auction of amazing prizes to raise money for the band, and it’s open to all! Click here for more info!
The Student Leaders for 2016 have been finalized and announced. Our drum majors, field staff, and ad staff are gearing up for a great 2016 season.
Head on over to the student staff page to view the full list!