UW Husky Marching Band E-news
April 2010

'Notes' from the Director

Director Brad McDavid
Brad McDavid

If you were in the band within the last 20 or so years, you are probably aware of just how popular the Husky Band is in terms of outside performances. However, for those of you who were never in the band, I thought it might be of interest to you to know how much the band is in demand year round. More...

Featured Articles

HMB feature twirler Catherine Watters (Photo by Dennis Hubbard)

HMB Twirler Wins National Competition
Congratulations to Husky Band feature twirler Catherine Watters. Catherine recently won first while place competing in the Intercollegiate National Championships in Dallas. More...

Bert Pound, rocking out

Bert Pound: Giving the Gift of Endowment to the Husky Marching Band Drumline
If you've worn a Husky Band uniform in the last 50 years, you've probably met Bert Pound, or at least seen him performing vigorously (or videotaping) at any number of Alumni Band performances. Bert’s love for the band has led to his plans for an endowment to the Husky Band Drumline. More...

Upcoming Event

Proceeds to the golf outing benefit drum major scholarships

Come Out to the 7th Annual
Husky Band Alumni Golf Outing

Plans are once again under way for the 7th Annual Husky Band Alumni Golf Outing. Band Alum Keith Bruce reports that the event will be held at Washington National on Sunday, Aug. 15. More...

Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Robert Flennaugh, '64

Q&A with Bob Flennaugh, '64
In 1964, Bob Flennaugh became the first African American to graduate from the UW’s School of Dentistry, and after graduation he opened his private practice on Seattle's First Hill. Four years later, he joined the UW’s dental faculty, and in the '70s he became the first African American appointed to the UW Board of Regents. Before all of this, however, Bob was a thriving member of the Husky Marching Band! More...

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Pride Points

Of the 5,338 UW students enrolled in the 2009 freshman class:

  • 33% are the first in their families to attend college
  • 42 are National Merit finalists
  • They hail from 44 states,
    D.C., Guam and 27 countries.

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