Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Associate Band Director Thomas Hannum believes you can always learn more

By Brian Bevilacqua

November 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

This article is part three in a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. With a lifetime of musical accomplishments and experience under his belt, University of Massa...

Meet the Marching Band

By Patrick Hoff

November 4, 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...

UMass Celebrates its Second Annual Homecoming Parade

By Paul Bagnall

October 31, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts Marching Band was an alarm clock for some students this past Saturday. The band played in the University’s second-annual Homecoming Parade in the Southwest Residential Area Saturday at noon, entertaining some students, while making others turn over in their bed...

UMass Marching Band sits out Michigan Trip

By Mary Reines

September 14, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts Marching Band will not be following the school’s football team to the University of Michigan this weekend. Worn down by two-hour trips to Gillette Stadium and tight funds, the band will be sta...

Campus officially opens George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building

By Katie Landeck

November 7, 2011

Filed under News

Hundreds of people braving the morning chill gathered around the George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building, which was wrapped in a giant red bow, on Saturday for the official opening of the building in a ribbon cutting...

Event to greet returning marching band cancelled

By Chris Shores

September 18, 2010

Filed under Archives

After losing its beloved band director late Thursday night and playing in front of 110,000 people at the "Big House" on Saturday, the UMass Marching Band is asking for a quiet return home. A Facebook memorial group, forme...