Member Spotlight - Hayden Askea (Winds)
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 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 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.
Incoming Member Spotlight - 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.
Graduating Member Spotlight - 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.
New PNNMB Director
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 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.