Articles from April 2021

Kate Weldon

UI senior makes strides as university bands’ first female band manager

University of Iowa senior Kate Weldon has been working hard this past year as the band manager for the School of Music, overseeing the school’s concert bands and the Hawkeye Marching Band.
Amanda Thomas

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)