Pep Band

2018 -2019 Season

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We would like to invite members of the Band Alumni Association to be part of the Michigan Alumni Pep Band for the 2018-2019 Season. The Michigan Athletic Bands is pleased to have your support with Basketball and Hockey games this year.


2018 - 2019 Schedule
November 4, 2018 Rehearsal Revelli 7:00 PM
November 11, 2018 Rehearsal Revelli 7:00 PM
November 23, 2018 Men's Basketball Crisler 4:00 PM Chattanooga
November 23, 2018 Hockey Yost 7:30 PM Wisconsin
November 24, 2018 Hockey Yost 7:30 PM Wisconsin
*December 1, 2018 Hockey Yost 7:30 PM MSU *If necessary
December 2, 2018 Rehearsal Revelli 7:00 PM
December 9, 2018 Rehearsal Revelli 7:00 PM
December 15, 2018 Women's Basketball Crisler 11:00 AM Morgan State
December 15, 2018 Men's Basketball Crisler 2:00 PM Western Michigan
December 16, 2018 Rehearsal Revelli 7:00 PM
December 21, 2018 Women's Basketball Crisler 12:00 PM Southern
December 22, 2018 Men's Basketball Crisler 4:00 PM Air Force
December 30, 2018 GLI Hockey LCA 1:00 PM Michigan Tech
December 31, 2018 GLI Hockey LCA 11:30 AM or 2:30 PM MSU or LSSU
January 3, 2019 Men's Basketball Crisler 7:00 PM Penn State
January 6, 2019 Men's Basketball Crisler 1:30 or 4:30 PM Indiana
January 8, 2019 Women's Basketball Crisler 7:00 PM Northwestern

*ONLY if M Football is in the Big Ten Championship game

We would also plan to play at all potential Michigan Softball NCAA Regional (May 18-20) and Super Regional (May 24-27) games hosted at Alumni Field.

Please note that specific meeting times and locations will be announced at the rehearsals with reminders forwarded by email prior to the event. In general, plan to be at the game venue no later than 45 minutes prior to the start of the game.

Grace Wolfe is our Director, and Nathan Werme is joining us as Assistant Director. The Alumni Pep Band, established in 1992, has been well received by the teams and fans, and we look forward to returning with the thrilling Michigan sounds that our alumni can produce.

Rehearsals will be held at Revelli Hall and are an hour and a half long. With our limited rehearsal time, members must attend rehearsals as they are our only opportunity to polish the old favorites and add new music to our repertoire. Due to space restrictions at some venues, we may have to limit the number of players. Attendance at rehearsals will be the primary factor in determining which players can perform.

If you are a current member of the Band Alumni Association and would like to be part of the Michigan Alumni Pep Band for the 2017-2018 season, please contact Pete Dalton at loudtuba@umich.edu or call 734-604-8086.

INTRODUCING NATHAN WERME

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Nathan Werme began his love of the Michigan Marching Band program as a freshman trombone player in 2009. He was a four year member of the marching band and Campus/University Band, and he was a three year member of the Hockey Band. During his time in the MMB, he was a trombone rank leader and was the conductor of the Fanfare Band in his senior year. After graduating, he couldn't stay away for the MMB for long, as Dr. Pasquale would often ask Nathan to conduct the Hockey Band when he was out of town. Even as a "Fossil," Nathan still supports the band at every home game and loves getting back into step for the yearly "Blast from the Past."

When not cheering on the MMB, Nathan works as a transmission calibration engineer at Ford Motor Company in Livonia, MI.

Nathan is thrilled for the opportunity to be co-conductor of the Alumni Pep Band alongside former section-mate Grace Wolfe, and he looks forward to being a part of this great organization!

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