Support the Pride of the Southland
The University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Marching Band Alumni Council serves in an advisory and support capacity to the director of Bands and the Band program generally, for the purpose of:
- Supporting The Pride of the Southland Marching Band and representing its alumni members.
- Providing leadership and influence as an advocate for The Pride of the Southland Marching Band with alumni, UT, and the public.
- Developing scholarships for current members of The Pride of the Southland Marching Band.
- Developing programs of special interest to alumni, faculty, staff, and current members of The Pride of the Southland Marching Band.
- Encouraging greater financial participation by the alumni of The Pride of the Southland Marching Band in The Pride of the Southland Alumni Marching Band, as well as the UT Knoxville Office of Alumni Affairs.
- Participating in the UT Knoxville Office of Alumni Affairs programs and activities.
- Jeff Barnes, DDS
- Josh Bibbs, Secretary
- Mark Brumbelow
- Joe Christian, President
- Rob Clark
- Carrie Creswell
- Bill Dabbs
- Greg Glover
- Robby Lockett, Vice-President
- Doug McKay
- Beth Matter
- Larry Murphy
- Betty Myers
- Annie Nassis
- Cody Stricklin
- Steven Wyatt, Treasurer
- Amber Young
Band Alumni Programs
Homecoming for band alumni is always jammed packed with friendship, memories, music, marching, and practice, practice, practice!
Holiday Pep Band
During the holidays, current Pride members and alumni come together, swap old stories, and play a little "Rocky Top" during the men's and women's basketball games.