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A LEGACY 140 YEARS IN THE MAKING

Virtual Game Days with Band 140

HMB Drum Major Michael Janssen
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HMB Tenor Saxophone Player

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The Morning Scramble - Black and Gold Friday

Just because there’s no Hawkeye football doesn’t mean The Morning Scramble can’t paint your fall Friday black and gold! Dr. Eric Bush, director of the Hawkeye Marching Band, shares the band’s virtual game day experience. (Z102.9)
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Marching on: Hawkeye Marching Band freshman continue to create memories and music during COVID-19

When Iowa’s football season was canceled on Aug. 11, the loss not only impacted the team, but also the Hawkeye Marching Band. Freshman band members have been tasked with adjusting to the transition to collegiate level band, along with COVID-19 restrictions. (The Daily Iowan)
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The Art of Marching

Marching can be a beautiful, exciting experience, and the whole of it can be beautiful and exciting to watch. Hidden behind grid lines and football fans, behind a pre-rehearsal workout and those infamous marching sock tans, is something beautiful. And in that beauty, in the sum of the many un-artistic parts, is an art of its own.