UW Husky Marching Band E-news
October 2009

'Notes' from the Director

Director Brad McDavid
Brad McDavid

All I can say is "Wow!" For all of you who attended this year's annual "Husky Football Sneak Preview" in August, you know exactly what I'm talking about! Last year the event reached our initial goal of $10,000. But this year, due to the incredible support from the 330 who attended, we raised over $22,000. More...

Featured Articles

Get a Sneak Peek at '09 Halftime Shows
Want the inside scoop on halftime shows this fall? From home games to away games, find out what's on the band's playlist. More...

Alison Farley

Meet HMB's New 'Family' Member
The Husky Band welcomes Alison Farley, who joins the staff as the newest in a long line of outstanding graduate teaching assistants. Learn more about this versatile new member of our “band family.” More...

Rocky Raffle

Meet HMB's New Program Coordinator
Rocky Raffle comes on board as our new program coordinator. No stranger to the band, Raffle was a member of the trombone section from 2002-06. See what he's up to now. More...

Drum majors Alysa Treber, left, and Angel Saucedo

HMB's 2009-10 Student Leaders
Each season the band is blessed with many truly outstanding student leaders who dedicate their time and talents to helping the staff provide the membership with the best collegiate band experience possible. More...

Upcoming Event

Annual HMB High School Performance
For alums and friends of the band who live near Mount Vernon, Wash., consider seting aside the evening of Friday, Oct. 9 and come check us out! More...

Alumni Spotlight

Ray Pennock in 1942

Catching Up with Ray Pennock, '49
HMB Director Brad McDavid sat down with band alum and clarinetist Ray Pennock, '49, who recalled playing under the band's first full-time director, Walter Welke, during a time of war rallies, military tributes and gas rationing. More...

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