Preserving history, remembering Butch

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Our warmest thanks to Bob and Mary Price for donating this stunning Wayne Hiller painting of Skyliners’ legendary Drum Major, Butch Anderson, to the New York Skyliners.

Butch Anderson is best remembered as the flamboyant drum major of the New York Skyliners throughout the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s. He joined the Skyliners in 1970 as a soprano player and returned in 1972 as assistant drum major. Butch’s musical journey began in the fourth grade and continued through high school. His legacy includes roles as a solo soprano player, horn instructor, and show coordinator with the Skyliners.

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Posted by on Wednesday, May 29th, 2024. Filed under Current News, DCA News.