Tag: UCM Marching Mules

Baton twirling with the UCM Marching Mules

It’s marching band season at the University of Central Missouri but marching band isn’t all percussion and brass instruments.   Amanda Glenski, senior history and political science major, started her journey in baton twirling for the University of Central Missouri last season, but she’s been twirling since she was 8 years old. Glenski said her interest… Read more »

4,000 band members come to campus for Festival of Champions

Some 4,000 high school band students from Missouri and Kansas, representing 32 bands, descended on the UCM campus Saturday for the 38th annual Festival of Champions. This 14-hour event featured field competition, indoor drumline competition and indoor guard competition. Anthony Pursell, director of bands at UCM, said the festival serves as a recruitment event for… Read more »