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.

Member Spotlight - Madeline Bellanger (Winds)

Madeline Bellanger

Madeline is a sophomore at UNC Charlotte, double-majoring in applied anthropology and computer science with a concentration in cybersecurity. After graduation, she hopes to work for a government agency, where she can incorporate both degrees into her work.

Member Spotlight - Brandon Burnette (Winds)

Brandon Burnette

Brandon Burnette is a junior at UNC Charlotte, majoring in business management with a concentration in talent management. Upon graduation he plans to work as a talent agent, and one day run his own agency.

Member Spotlight - Carmen Ballard (Colorguard)

Carmen Ballard

Carmen is a sophomore at UNC Charlotte, majoring in psychology and minoring in dance. When she isn’t rehearsing with the PNNMB or studying in the library, she is working in a dance studio on campus or hanging out with her friends.