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Hawkeye Marching Band selects next drum major, a woman in a position dominated historically by men

University of Iowa senior Amanda Thomas will serve as the band’s next leading Hawkeye, one of just a handful of women to do so in the band’s 140-year history. (The Daily Iowan)
Four students in the early 2000s making I O W A

Memorial fundraiser for piccolo player will give gift of music to others

IOWA CITY, Iowa - (Iowa's News Now) — The Iowa Hawkeye Marching Band is honoring one of their own. They're raising money to buy piccolos in memory of Kelly Enstrom. Enstrom, a piccolo player in the band, died unexpectedly last year. The money will be used to give instruments to future marching band members to commemorate her.
Trumpet players wearing masks

Hawkeye Marching Band Goes Paperless

For centuries, musicians have used sheet music in the form of paper to read and follow along with the song they are playing. But just as books have gone digital, so has sheet music. The Hawkeye Marching Band is reducing their carbon footprint and keeping their students healthy by using an app. (WHO-13 Des Moines)