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.
News for the UMass Marching Band
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.
Be sure to follow us on our social media accounts; @umassband on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and @umassmb on Snapchat to stay up to date on the current season and to watch out for any announcements about the upcoming season. Use this website to find member only information and to contact us if you are interested in joining!
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!
Last weekend we marched the streets of Plymouth, MA and took part in America's Hometown Thanksgiving Parade! We had so much fun sharing our enthusiasm with the sizable crowd. #UMassParade
The UMMB is going to the 2018 Rose Parade! During the half time of our final home football game it was officially announced that the band will be traveling to Pasadena, CA. We are all extremely excited and honored to be invited to this historic festival of flowers.