Springtime in Cal Band is often associated with basketball games, fun trips, Cal Day, Spring Show, and new student officers. This year we added an exciting event to our spring lineup. On April 26th, the band took the field for an exciting marching performance at the Cal Spring Football Experience. In the recent past, the […]
Our series of basketball trips began last Thursday afternoon when we departed from Berkeley for the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament in Seattle. The Band, Mic Man, Rally Comm, and Cheer Team filled the back of the Southwest plane. The flight crew and other passengers seem to excited about presence and our rendition of “Fight for […]
Whenever we’re not performing at football games, Cal Band switches into our Straw Hat Band gear, complete with our Oski ties, pin-covered vests, and our signature Straw Hats.The Straw Hat band can be seen around campus playing for different organizations and clubs, or even in downtown San Francisco for the fanciest galas! Interested in having […]
Meet Janet Hsiao! She’s a fourth year bearitone, majoring in Environmental Sciences and minoring in music. Reflecting on the good people and supportive network that band has provided, she has an excited outlook for the future. “Salutations! My name is Janet Hsiao, and I’m a graduating senior from Hacienda Heights, California. What do I love […]
This week’s SHB Hat of the Week belongs to Ross Greer! He decorated his hat with playbills of classic musicals like “The Sound of Music,” “The Producers,” and “Mamma Mia!”
The song “Everybody’s Everything” features the Bone section as they perform “head-choppers” with their trombone slides! This stunt requires a lot of practice and coordination, all while still playing their instruments!
Meet John Gunnison! He’s a fourth year Engineering Physics major and EECS minor. As graduation rapidly approaches, John looks back on his awesome Berkeley experience. “Hello everyone! My name is John Gunnison and I’m a fourth year from Anaheim, California studying Engineering Physics and minoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Besides playing tenor drums […]
This week’s SHB Hat of the Week belongs to Alan Bach! He stylized his hat with “Male Picc Pride,” added a yellow Bruce neopet on top, and a Caterpie Pokemon card on the back!
Before each Sproul Steps Concert, bandsmen run up the stairs from Lower Sproul to take their positions on Mario Savio Steps.
Meet Derek Fitzgerald! He’s a third-year Civil and Environmental Engineering major, and has been the Executive Director of LASA this past year! “Hey y’all! My name is Derek Fitzgerald and I am a third year from Corpus Christi, Texas, and I am studying Civil/Environmental Engineering. In addition to playing Phonez in Cal Band, I spend […]