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UW-Whitewater marches into homecoming

UW-Whitewater marching band performing during pre-game at the UW-Whitewater versus UW-Eau Claire Football game on Oct. 5.

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

October 7, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Marching Band, widely referred to as Wisconsin’s Finest, is a historic part of homecoming and the campus community as a whole. Each year, marching band performs in the homecoming parade as well as the football game. One of the large, lasting impacts marching...

Marching band looks to evolve shows

A Sept. 10, 2017 file photo shows the UW-Whitewater Marching Band performing during a halftime show at the Green Bay Packers’ 2017 season opening game at Lambeau Field. Last year’s theme was based on comic book superheroes.

Sydney Kreklow, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater marching band performs a halftime show at every Warhawk football game. Last year’s theme was “Superheroes” and the band played scores from various Marvel and DC films while the color guard touted Wonder Woman style headbands. The marching band also performe...

Whitewater band director celebrates 25 years of teaching

November 22, 2011

Dr. Glenn Hayes is celebrating his 25th year at UW-Whitewater, and he couldn’t be more grateful for the time he’s spent here. “It’s a lot of great memories,” Hayes said. “I’m really happy here. Most of my students that have been in the music program are actually colleagues now and...

Band shows off new routine

September 22, 2011

The Warhawk Marching Band debuted their new fall show at the first home football game on Saturday at Perkins Stadium. Dr. Glenn Hayes, director of bands, said that the new song selections revolve entirely around the theme of “superheroes.” “We will be performing Black Sabbath’s ‘Ironman,’...

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