Member Spotlight - Hayden Askea (Winds)

Hayden Askea

Hayden Askea is a freshman at UNC Charlotte, and he is a clarinet player in the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band. He is studying marketing in hopes of working with student groups in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Member Spotlight - Connor Ridgeway (Winds)

Connor Ridgeway

Connor Ridgeway is a freshman at UNC Charlotte. He plans on majoring in music education and wants to become a high school band director. This is his first year as a member of PNNMB’s trumpet section.

Member Spotlight - Kayla Jones (Colorguard)

Kayla Jones

Kayla Jones is a sophomore transfer student at UNC Charlotte, majoring in biology. After graduation, she plans to continue her education by attending medical school, in order to her pursue her goal of becoming a pediatrician.

Alumni Band Day

Are you a graduate of UNC Charlotte and were a member of the PNNMB? Well we have an Axe-Citing event for you! Please join us in our first-ever event geared toward graduated PNNMB members for ALUMNI BAND DAY on Saturday, October 26.

Incoming Member Spotlight - Matthew Barker

Matthew Barker

Matthew Barker is an incoming freshman from Vale, North Carolina. He will be graduating from West Lincoln High School this June where he is the Student Body Vice President.

Meet Our 2019 Drum Majors

Emily Golden, Gavin Fulker and Roderick Keys

As the "Pride of Niner Nation" Marching Band approaches our fifth season, we introduce you to our drum majors; Emily Golden, Gavin Fulker and Roderick Keys.

Graduating Member Spotlight - Tucker Smith

Tucker Smith

Tucker Smith graduated this weekend with his Bachelor of Music, concentration in Music Education. He started his journey with the “Pride of Niner Nation” Marching Band during our inaugural year as Tenor Saxophone Section Leader.

Day of Drumming & Spin Clinic


Don't miss out on this year's “Day of Drumming & Spin Clinic!”

Review the info and register now:

New PNNMB Director

Shayna Stahl

We are very pleased to announce that Shayna Stahl will be joining us as our new Associate Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands!

Ms. (soon to be Dr.) Stahl will be a wonderful addition to our family and will be a great help as we continue to build a strong band program at UNC Charlotte.

Member Spotlight - Gavin Fulker (Drumline)

Gavin Fulker

Gavin Fulker is a sophomore at UNC Charlotte, majoring in music education. After graduation, he plans to go onto graduate school for a degree in conducting or clarinet performance, or find a job teaching music in the meantime.