Mentions of the UConn Band in news articles around the web.
It was an evening of surprises at the symphony. Strange sounds filled the corridors surrounding the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Three different stations were set up in the hallway, each having large, resonating automotive parts like gas tanks and mufflers. Appropriate sticks and mallets were provided and people were encouraged to see if they could make music out of these vintage used car parts.
Former UCMB Drum Major and Graduate Assistant Amy Bovin Dauphinais and the Bristol Eastern High School Marching Band will march in the 2014 UConn Basketball Championship Victory Parade.
UCMB alum and Director of Southing Brass Tim Johnson is leading the “Brass Blast,” a world record attempt for the third year.
Friday night’s Final Four throwdown was all about the music.
Once or twice each week before their own rehearsals, members of the UCMB provide instruction and assistance to high school and some middle school bands on the finer points of marching band techniques.
A graduate of Torrington High School is making a name for himself in the world of collegiate marching bands.
The UConn Drumline got out from behind their drums this week to help instruct young musicians at the annual Sounds of Summer camp.
Dr. Mills was quoted as the chairman of the Athletic Band Committee of the College Band Directors National Association in a Halftime Magazine article about how college marching bands can prevent hazing.
The UConn Alumni Association presented Dr. Mills with a Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award and the School of Fine Arts granted him an Outstanding Faculty Award.