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Pitt band to find home in Victory Heights

The Pitt band currently uses the Sports Dome and Cost Center for most of its practice, but the new Victory Heights facility will give them a larger and more updated space.

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

With Victory Heights on the horizon, the Pitt marching band will finally have something it has always lacked — an adequate home.

Pitt band “flips” out for student-designed sheet music app

Pitt’s marching band uses a phone app instead of paper to share sheet music.

By Martha Layne, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

EFlipFolder, an app created by Pitt student Marcus Dubreuil, allowed the Pitt band to smoothly ditch sheet music in favor of electric music.

Pitt Band preps for 2018 performances

Pitt’s band practiced at Pitt Bradford’s campus last year in preparation for the upcoming football season. (Photo courtesy of Harry Bloomberg)

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

August 20, 2018

As the fall semester kicks into full swing, the 2018 football season will do the same. Along with football season comes the crowd-pleasing performances from Pitt Band.

Pitt Band brings new flair to old tradition

Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer

By Jessie Wallace / Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

A minor throwback is making a major comeback this year at Pitt’s homecoming football game. Every year, Pitt’s homecoming halftime show features Pitt band alumni and their current counterparts performing in step in the March of Victory. But this year’s show will have a bit of a twist. During ...

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