Articles from September 2020

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)
Trombone player

The Morning Scramble - Black and Gold Friday

Friday, September 18, 2020
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)
Clarinet player

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)