UNC Charlotte Receives $2 Million Gift to Support New Marching Band
CHARLOTTE – Oct. 2, 2014 - First was football, and starting in fall 2015 the UNC Charlotte Marching Band will take the field. UNC Charlotte alumni Vickie and Gene Johnson have been the driving force behind the band, and they are donating $2 million to support the endeavor.
UNC Charlotte Unveils Marching Band Uniform and Name
The marching band won't start performing until next year, but UNC Charlotte has already selected both a uniform and a name: The UNC Charlotte “Pride of Niner Nation” Marching Band.
UNC Charlotte Begins Construction on Marching Band Building
After a successful groundbreaking ceremony that included the announcement of a $2 million gift to the UNC Charlotte’s new marching band, the university has officially begun construction on the Vickie and Gene Johnson Mar
Director of Bands Smith to Conduct Brazilian Ensemble
UNC Charlotte Director of Bands Shawn Smith will conduct the Sao Paulo State Symphonic Band in a concert in the Sala Sao Paulo, Brazil, on April 19.