Amherst, MA - The Big Band Bash & Concert


Join us the weekend of April 1-2 as we celebrate the legacies (both old and new) of the Minuteman Band!

Saturday, April 1
Join us for the inaugural Big Band Bash that will bring generations of band alumni and friends together for a night of food, music, dancing, and celebration.

A silent auction will benefit the Band Uniform Fund and you'll be able to see a preview of the new band uniform. A portion of proceeds from each ticket sale will also benefit the Band Uniform Fund.

4:40 p.m.   Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m.  Buffet Dinner

Cost: $40 per person
Includes cocktail reception and dinner on April 1. A cash bar will also be available.

Sunday, April 2
Join the Concert Band and Conductor Tim Anderson for their spring performance. Experience the worldwide premiere of a piece written by Jeff Holmes, conducted by Thom Hannum, and commissioned by the brothers and sisters of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma in honor of former band director George N. Parks.

After the concert, join us at a private reception at the newly renovated Old Chapel.

2:00 p.m. Performance
4:00 p.m.  Reception at Old Chapel

$3 UMass students
$5 Other Students, seniors & children
$10 General public

Stay overnight with your friends. Book your room at Hotel UMass today.

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The Alumni Association is committed to coordinating accessible events to the best of our ability and to the extent possible. Please let us know of any special needs that you may have related to our programming, when registering.

Date & Location

Date: 4/1/2017 to 4/2/2017
Time: 4:40 PM

The Big Band Bash
UMass Amherst
Campus Center, 11th Floor
1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003

Concert & Reception
UMass Amherst 
Fine Arts Center
151 President's Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

Parking is available in the Campus Center Garage for a fee.

Contact Information

Staff Contact

Stephanie Subocz
Regional Alumni Officer for East & West Coasts

Volunteer Contact

UMass Amherst Alumni Association

134 Hicks Way
Memorial Hall
Amherst, MA 01003