Thomas P. Hannum
Thomas Patrick Hannum
June 14, 1957
|Education||West Chester University of Pennsylvania|
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
|Employer||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|Organization||Thom Hannum's Mobile Percussion Seminar|
|Known for||Director of the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band|
|Awards||World Drum Corps Hall of Fame|
Bands of America Hall of Fame
World Championships: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1991, 2013
Thom P. Hannum is the associate director of the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band. He was named interim director after the sudden death of bandleader George N. Parks while the Minuteman Band was on a trip to Michigan, and served in this position until May 9, 2011, when Timothy Todd Anderson, previously the band director at California State University, Fresno, was named the new director. He is a member of the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Hadley, Massachusetts.
Hannum married Linda, who graduated from UMass in 1982, and served as drum major for two years. They have two sons, Gregory and William.
In November 2016, Hannum received the George N. Parks Leadership in Music Education Award.
Has multiple custom marching drum sticks through the Vic Firth company.
- Lederman, Diane (September 17, 2010). "George Parks, late UMass band director, was en route to 'a pinnacle' performance at Michigan Stadium". The Springfield Republican. Retrieved 22 September 2010.
- "Minuteman Band Staff Associate Director Thomas P. Hannum". University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band Webmaster. 2008. Archived from the original on 13 January 2002. Retrieved 22 September 2010.
George N. Parks
| Band Director
Timothy Todd Anderson