Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Marching band makes final preparations for Macy’s

By Patrick Hoff

November 25, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

By the time you read this, the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band will probably already have left for New York City, a little more than 48 hours before they are scheduled to perform live from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parad...

UMass Marching Band section leaders keep band enthusiastic

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 19, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Despite the added hours and extra work that leaders of the University of Massachusetts Minutemen Marching Band put into organizing and running their sections, there is one thing they always strive to do: Make it fun. “W...

Drum majors lead band to Macy’s

By Eleanor Harte

November 17, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

This article is part five in a series as the UMass Marching Band prepares for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Rachel Rivard had 100 friends on campus before she even walked into a classroom. The week before her...

Meet the Marching Band

By Patrick Hoff

November 3, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

This article is part one in a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Close to 400 students gather in formation on the field, instruments in hand, awaiting i...