It was the spring of 1995 and it was just another job. That’s right: A JOB. For after all, what is being a band director at a major university: nothing more than a paycheck. Right? …not even close. I did not know then that I would spend the rest of my life in Delaware. At […]Read More Starting the Third Decade…
Tomorrow is the final home game of the 2011 regular season. A typical season on some levels; an atypical one many others (hurricanes, earthquakes, and more). As is always the case I became a bit reflective as I drove the lift from the turf complex across the dark athletic fields. This is a traditional solitary […]Read More Year 17–Almost in the books….
As we head into our fifth home game of the season here at the University of Delaware I have mixed feelings about things. They are personal yet they revolve around the profession I am so proud to be part of. UD plays UMASS in football tomorrow and for the first time since the 1990’s the […]Read More Changes – They Happen
The Route 1 Rivalry has begun and with it a new relationship with a new college band: Del State. We have had bands come in and out of Delaware Stadium for years and the most important part for me is to get the students to appreciate each other’s efforts, and embrace each other’s differences. Del […]Read More First Third Part II: UD vs DSU – always entertaining