UMass Minuteman Marching Band Preparing For First Rose Parade Performance

Dec 29, 2017

The UMass Minuteman Marching Band performed at the Thanksgiving Day parade in Plymouth, MA. The Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA on New Year's Day 2018 will be the biggest event in the band's history.
Credit University of Massachusetts

Everything is coming up roses for the UMass Amherst Minuteman Marching Band.

The 400-member strong band is in California preparing to perform on New Year’s Day in the Rose Parade.

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with band director Tim Anderson.