Monthly Archives: September 2010

Tube-y Tuesday

Last week, the marching band world lost a great man. George N. Parks, director of the UMass Minutemen Marching Band, had a heart attack on their band trip to the Univ. of Michigan football game. Continue reading

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Feelin’ hot, hot, hot

On one hand, I should be thankful. Last season our football record was a whopping 2-10-0. On Saturday, we beat Florida International 42-28, making for our third W….On the other hand, it was one of the most painful, excruciating games ever. Continue reading

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Tube-y Tuesday

Let’s face it: we all love admiring (and criticizing) other bands’ shows just as much as we love marching the shows ourselves.  That’s part of why competing at the high school level is so fun, and why some of us … Continue reading

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This one time, at band camp…

Welcome to my first blog and my first blog post!  To start off, I’d thought I’d help you form a correct first impression of what this blog will be about.  Because the general public forms impressions of band that are … Continue reading

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