Topic: Longhorn Band

How to March: Secrets of the Longhorn Band

Nov. 24, 2015
Instead of seeing the field with changing yard lines, the students divide it into a grid by different step sizes and can seam

Have you ever wondered how to play an instrument and be part of a football-field-sized TEXAS at the same time? Longhorn Band members take on this challenge each week during football season. They've got to know not only the music in every halftime program but precisely where they need to march, turn and stand to form a giant TEXAS or Longhorn silhouette or even an airplane all without missing a note.

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New Leadership Named for Longhorn Band

May 11, 2015
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Scott Hanna has been named the new director of the Longhorn Band at UT Austin. Hanna has served as the associate director of the band for the past 16 years and also will be promoted to associate director of bands in the Butler School of Music. 

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Longhorn Band Alumni Return for Annual Performance

Oct. 17, 2014
Longhorn Band Alumni Return for Annual Performance

The University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band boasts more than 3,000 members in seven countries. Every year, more than 500 of those alumni return to Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium to perform again with the eyes of Texas are upon them.

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How to March: Secrets of the Longhorn Band

Oct. 13, 2014
How to March: Secrets of the Longhorn Band

[Video] Have you ever wondered how to play an instrument and be part of a football-field-sized TEXAS at the same time? Learn how the Longhorn Band makes its famous formations.

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Former Longhorn Band Director Vincent DiNino Dies at 95

Sept. 10, 2014

Vincent R. DiNinoAUSTIN, Texas The University of Texas at Austin mourns the passing of Vincent R. DiNino, director of bands emeritus. He was 95 years old.

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