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- MMB Alumni David Hines '10 (Drum Major 49) and JB Armstrong '15 - After combining their forces to form their production company, Valiant Films, David Hines and J.B. Armstrong have been shooting commercials and shorts around the Detroit area for the past several years. They are now working on a feature length film titled "Solomon". If you would like to learn more of join in bringing this film to life, visit https://www.solomonfilmdetroit.com/ or contact David Hines.
- Former Director of the MMB and current Director of Bands at Western Michigan University, Dr. Scott Boerma '92, and Professor of Composition in the SMTD, Dr. Michael Daugherty, were inducted into the American Bandmasters Association. The ABA recognizes outstanding achievement on the part of Concert Band conductors and composers. Congratulations Scott and Michael!
- Carl Grapentine has been named the winner of the Northshore Concert Band Lifetime Achievement Award. Carl is also retiring as the long time morning host of WFMT. Carl will remain the "Voice" of the Michigan Bands and PA Announcer at Michigan Stadium.