December 18, 2013

Behind the Scenes

Video, photos of the Minuteman Band at Macy’s Parade

The award-winning University of Massachusetts Amherst Minuteman Marching Band performed for the first time in its history in the Macy’s Parade on Thanksgiving Day 2013 before an estimated 3.5 million spectators lining the New York City parade route plus a national television audience of more than 50 million.

See a photo gallery of the band's trip to New York, last-minute practice and the parade.

Watch as we follow the band from their final campus rehearsal to their stellar debut on the streets of New York City.