Show Menu UMass Marching Band in the News

Every so often, the UMass Minuteman Marching Band is lucky enough to be featured or mentioned in a publication or news story. We've collected some of those stories and showcased them here.

Michael Klesch DCI Hall of Fame Class of 2012

Michael Klesch, UMMB Assistant Band Director from 1995-2006 has been inducted into the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame, class of 2012.

UMMB to march in Macy's Day Parade 2013

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian again wrote about the UMMB, this time to share a special announcement: they will be marching in the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Daily Collegian Band Camp 2010

In September 2010, Lindsey Davis wrote a great piece on the UMMB's band camp routine for the Daily Collegian. Lindsey produced an accompanying video with the help of Collegian Managing Web Editor Chris Shores.

UMMB Named in Bleacher Report

The UMMB has been named one of the greatest college bands in the country by Bleacher Report, a sports news & commentary website. The article lavishes praise on the band, George N. Parks, and Thom Hannum.

UMMB Named Best Band in MAC

Hustle Belt contributor Carter Adler published a ranking write-up on the 13 marching bands that make up the Mid-American Conference's football compliment. And guess who came out on top!

WWLP News Features Macy's Parade

The UMMB's upcoming Macy's Parade appearance was featured in a WWLP News story, aired in the Pioneer Valley area.

UMMB Featured in SOCO Magazine

The UMMB was recently featured in SOCO Magazine, published in Dartmouth, MA for the South Coast area.