In The News: Parks Leaves Indelible Print

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Under the more than three decades of leadership George Parks gave the Minuteman Marching Band, it was transformed into an attraction that captivated many.

Parks came to UMass with a new style. He eliminated the traditional high-step marching and took a more drum corps-like approach to performances.

He understood that many of the performances, including those at football games, were meant for people not accustomed to what a marching band does.

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Posted by on Friday, September 24th, 2010. Filed under DCA News.