In The News

Mentions of the UConn Band in news articles around the web.


UConn Drumline Doesn’t Miss a Beat with Sounds of Summer Program

The UConn Drumline got out from behind their drums this week to help instruct young musicians at the annual Sounds of Summer camp.

FMAU Drum Major

How to Stop Hazing

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.

David Mills, professor of music, teaches a class on leadership for the UConn Marching Band. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Mills Marches Band to Success

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.


Bring on the Roar

UConn Pep Band members and fans discuss their love for the game on CBS Sports.

alyssa kane

Responsibilities of the College Twirler

AAU News

Former UCMB Feature Twirler and NBTA College Miss Majorette of America Alyssa Kane talks about her time at UConn.

Pep Band

The Unsung Heroes of March Madness

UConn’s Blue and White bands (factions of the larger UCMB) send about 30 musicians to March Madness games.


Fanfare from Marching Band Heralds Director’s 20 Years of Leadership

UConn Marching Band director David Mills has made being a part of the band cool.

fiesta bowl


The 2010 football season created a varied roster of teams for the 2011 Bowl Championship Series. From first-timers to seasoned veterans, each band worked hard to support its team at these major bowl games. Read about their programs, traditions, seasons, bowl trips and halftime shows.


UConn band escapes storms, heads to Fiesta Bowl

Some are calling the Saturday performance the biggest they’ve ever done.


UConn Pep Band – Behind the Scenes

They are the spirit of Connecticut, the University of Connecticut Marching Band (UCMB) and Pep Bands. At well over 300 members, it is the largest student organization on campus.