University of Connecticut Marching Band

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The Pride of Connecticut
School University of Connecticut
Location Storrs, Connecticut
Conference The American
Founded 1896
Director Dr. David Mills
Assistant directors Marvin McNeill and Jessica Von Villas
Members 300+
Practice field UCMB Practice Field
Fight song "UConn Husky
Fight On CT"

The University of Connecticut Marching Band (UCMB), nicknamed "The Pride of Connecticut," was formed in 1904 as an all-male ROTC band.[1] It is currently under the direction of Dr. David Mills and assisted by Marvin McNeill and Jessica Von Villas. There are about 300 members in the band. It performs pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows at every home football game at Rentschler Field and travels to at least one away game each season. The band makes other appearances on and off-campus throughout the year, including the Hartford Veteran's Day and Homecoming Parades as well as the USSBA and MAC Championships at John F. Kennedy Stadium (Bridgeport).

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  1. ^ "UCMB History". ucmb.uconn.edu. Retrieved September 23, 2010. 

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