Archive for: longhorn band

 

Goodbye, Mr. D: Longhorn Band Legend Vince DiNino Dies at 95

When Vince DiNino arrived on the Forty Acres in 1955, the Longhorn Band was a ragtag group. Run entirely by students and led by a part-time hobbyist conductor,...

 
 

#BeatOU: Social Buzz From Last Night’s Torchlight Parade & Rally

Even a thus-far disappointing season couldn’t squash the enthusiasm of the Longhorns who turned out for last night’s annual Torchlight Parade and Rally,...

 
 

The Big Yell: 5 UT Traditions Freshmen Should Know

The Texas fight song, Wabash Cannonball, Smokey the Cannon—UT’s Class of 2017 learned it all at the second annual Big Yell! and Texas Football Town Hall,...

 
 

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Beyond the Game

Welcome to Texas gameday like you’ve never seen it before. This is the story of a football season at The University of Texas, but not the one you’ll find...

 
 

“Bigger Yell” Rally Corrals UT School Spirit

The Hook ‘Em Horns hand sign, Smokey the Cannon, The Eyes of Texas, the Wabash Cannonball: last night students on the Forty Acres were treated to a rowdy...

 
 

The First Female Drummer In The Longhorn Band

When I graduated from high school in a little bitty Texas town in 1956, they told me I could be a teacher, a nurse, or a secretary. Well, none of those suited me....

 
 

Longhorn Band Named One of Country’s Top 10

A new accolade for the “Showband of the Southwest”: The Longhorn Band has been named one of the 10 best college marching bands in the country by the...

 
 

Longhorn Band Revives “March Around” Tradition

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. The sound of brass and drums filled the air on Friday evening as the Longhorn Band revived a century-old tradition:...

 
 

Mack Brown Gets Special Gift for 60th Birthday

Can’t see the slideshow? Click here. Mack Brown got an early birthday surprise today: the Rise School of Austin has been renamed in his and his wife’s honor. One...

 
 

The First Female Drummer in the Longhorn Band, in Her Own Words

By Leah Mabry, BS ’63, Life Member, as told to Rose Cahalan When I graduated from high school in a little bitty Texas town in 1956, they told me I could be...

 
 
 
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