UW Husky Marching Band E-news
October 2010

Welcome to the fall 2010 edition of the Husky Marching Band

'Notes' from the Director

Director Brad McDavid
Brad McDavid

Hello Dawg fans! The 2010 UW Husky Marching Band has eagerly hit the field, anxiously anticipating another exciting season of Husky football! The band has already traveled to the season-opener at BYU, and performed when the Huskies opened the home schedule triumphantly on Sept. 11 with a win over Syracuse; I'd like to give you a description of that show and the halftime shows yet to come. More...

Featured Articles

CD jacket

New HMB CD—Hot Off the Press!
The Husky Marching Band is proud to announce the release of its latest CD appropriately titled Tequila!  This marks the band's 19th commercial recording since releasing its first LP back in 1961 under the baton of Director Bill Cole.  More...

Tyler Leitch, Catherine Watters & Dubs

2010-11 Husky Band Student Leaders
The success of the band each year depends heavily on our hard-working and extremely dedicated student leaders. See who makes up this year’s talented bunch and learn a little something about each of them. More...

Annual HMB High School Performance
For those alums and friends of the band who live within close proximity to the Sumner, Wash., area, the evening of Friday, Oct. 15 was a night to remember. More...

Auction items at 2010 Sneak Preview

Successful 2010 Sneak Preview Nets More Than $30,000 for HMB Program
Nearly 300 HMB supporters and friends came out to enjoy the beautiful weather, watch football practice and support the Husky Band at the 2010 Sneak Preview on Aug. 19. Donations and a silent auction raised over $30,000! More...

Eric Smedley

Eric Smedley Is Director at Boise State
This past summer Eric Smedley, a former Husky Band graduate teaching assistant, was named director of athletic bands and assistant professor of music at Boise State University. More...

In the Spotlight

HMB announcer Frazer Cook

Frazer Cook—50 Years with the HMB!
One of the real privileges of my tenure as director has been to work with such a dedicated staff. This year marks a very special anniversary for one of our beloved staff members as it is the 50th season in which Frazer Cook has been the golden voice of Husky Marching Band. Recently I sat down with Frazer and asked him to reminisce about his incredible career with the band. More...

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