Sun Bowl Trip Special for Seniors in Band

On the Notre Dame campus, it’s not only the football players who start camp in August, putting in grueling days under the hot, humid Indiana summer before other students arrive. These students toil relentlessly Monday through Friday every week during football season, and “game day” for them is being on their feet sun-up til sundown.   Read Full Post

The Battle in The Bronx

Notre Dame 27, Army 3 Saturday, November 20, 2010 New Yankee Stadium The ND-Army rivalry at its height, during the 1940s in classic matchups — ND led by Coach Frank Leahy, and featuring Heisman Trophy winners Angelo Bertelli, Leon Hart and Johnny Lujack, against Army and its Heisman winners Don Blanchard and Glenn Davis, in   Read Full Post

From Across the Miles (And Years), The ND Alumni Band Gathers Again

Fans attending the Notre Dame-Stanford game no doubt saw them about campus. Some of them were carrying dented trumpets or weathered clarinets. Some were battling creaky knees when they executed the trademark “hike step.” They were, of course, the approximately 800 members of the Notre Dame Alumni Band that gathered for Alumni Band Weekend. Started in   Read Full Post

Band of the Fighting Irish A Hit in LA

It had been in the planning for literally years. The entire University of Notre Dame Marching Band would, for the first time, be making a historic trip to Los Angeles for the Nov. 29 game with Southern Cal. It’s a trip requiring considerable expense and logistics – flying nearly 400 band members and staff to   Read Full Post