The 29th Annual UMass Band Day will be held on October 12, 2013 at Gillette Stadium. Please note, this is a change from the previously announced date of November 2nd. A registration form and additional information can be found on the Band Day page (https://www.umass.edu/band/bandday). Registration forms will be accepted from now until Friday, October 4th. This year, students at Band Day will be performing music from Willy Wonka! We hope you will join us for the 29th annual event. If you have any questions please contact our Band Day Coordinator Katy Boggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hey UMMB! The I-Bander is up! For all you rookies and veterans, please fill it out as soon as possible! It's going to be a great year and the UMMB is going to the Macy's Day Parade!
For those who want to join please go to here: https://www.umass.edu/band/join/newFor those returning please go to this page: https://www.umass.edu/band/join/returning
New for 2013 is the George N. Parks calendar. Assembled by former UMMB drum majors Linda Hannum (1980 - 1982, and a member of the UMMB Hall of Fame) and Jeff Poulton (1982 - 1987), this special calendar features a different picture of Prof. Parks for each month, along with his famed "Starred Thoughts." The calendar is priced at $15, with proceeds from each sale going to the George N. Parks Memorial Drum Major Scholarship, to be awarded to a drum major of the Minuteman Marching Band.
Band Banquet, Sunday, Dec. 2nd. The annual Marching Band Banquet is Sunday, Dec. 2nd, beginning at 4:40 in the Campus Center Auditorium. Tickets must be bought in advance from Shannon Vogler (email@example.com) or Michael Bates (firstname.lastname@example.org). Don't miss out on the end of year celebration!
Merry Maple on Friday, Nov. 30th! The final performance of the 2012 Minuteman Marching Band is Friday, Nov. 30th, as part of the Town of Amherst's annual Merry Maple celebration. The band will march from Haigis Mall to the Amherst Commons, beginning at 4:40. Once there, the band will perform Holiday favorites, from 5 - 6. Help the UMMB ring in the Holidays
The University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band is excited to announce the 2012 field show! Musical selections will include:
Join the UMMB for Band Day 2012 at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots! A date for Band Day will be announced in early May. Check the website for updates throughout the spring and summer. More information coming soon!