Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass band marches through New York City at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Shaina Mishkin

December 2, 2013

This Thanksgiving, the sounds of “Fight Mass” and “Sweet Caroline” could be heard up and down 6th Avenue as the University of Massachusetts’ Minuteman Marching Band paraded towards Macy's Herald Square in New York City. Thou...

The March to Macy’s: The Story of the UMass Minuteman Marching Band series

By Patrick Hoff

November 27, 2013

These articles are part of a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Meet the marching band Marching Band is preparing for Macy’s Parade. Dr. Timothy Anderson leads UMass marching ban...

UMass music fraternities strengthen bond

By Patrick Hoff

November 21, 2013

When thinking about the University of Massachusetts Marching Band, Greek life may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it is one of the most integral parts of the marching band – from helping paint the fields for ...

UMass Marching Band section leaders keep band enthusiastic

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 20, 2013

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 18, 2013

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...

Band managers take on challenge of coordinating Macy’s Day Parade performance

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 14, 2013

This article is part four in a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. During this time of year, the biggest concern for most students is getting thr...

Dr. Timothy Anderson leads UMass marching band to New York

By Patrick Hoff

November 7, 2013

This article is part two in a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. On a typical day, Dr. Timothy Anderson comes into work around 7 a.m., goes to the Univer...

UMass marching band to march in Macy’s Day Parade

By Katie Landeck

April 4, 2012

When freshman drumline member Paul Downing went to the George N. Parks Marching Band Building yesterday morning to play at a meeting, he thought it would just be business as usual. Instead, there was a special announceme...

Photo slideshow: This Week in Pictures

By Photos Desk

September 21, 2010

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Photo slideshow: Campus memorials to George Parks

By Samantha Webber

September 21, 2010

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