News for the UMass Marching Band

2018 Rose Parade


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.

MICCA 2016


Yesterday the UMMB performed at the annual MICCA Marching Band Festival. It was a rousing success with hundreds of high school students watching our performance. The UMMB thanks all of our band parents for the always amazing Burger Burn and we would like to thank the legendary founder of MICCA Paul Alberta for conducting My Way with the band.

UMass Band Day: Grease


Last Saturday the UMMB hosted UMass Band Day 2016 at Gillette Stadium. We had a record-breaking 3,200 students join us during half time to perform music from Grease! The students came from 67 bands across 7 states (MA, RI, CT, NJ, NY, VT, NH). We hope everyone had an electrifyin' time! 

Marching Basics!


Our extremely talented Drum Majors and A/V Manager have put together an excellent series of videos demonstrating marching basics!

Whether you're a new member looking to get a head start or a seasoned vetran looking to improve, you can find the videos here!

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