Coach Strong Preseason Luncheon

Updated 8/6/14 Hello all, Coach Strong, his staff, and the team are hosting a preseason luncheon on Thursday, August 14, at the Erwin Center. This will be the only event football hosts before the season starts, so it will be a very high-profile. Currently we have about 15-20 members, but would like to have 10-15…Continue Reading Coach Strong Preseason Luncheon

Revamping LHAB Showcases

Travels of the Past   As you should be aware the Longhorn Alumni Band is going to London this New Years, but in years past the Longhorn Band has traveled and preformed at many other location; Presidential Inaugurations, The Super Bowl, Rosebowl Parade and bowl game.  For one of the Alumni Band showcases at the Music…Continue Reading Revamping LHAB Showcases

Yvonne Powell’s Fire Recovery

Yvonne Powell was one of the original women in LHB and she comes to band day every year.  She has white hair, small and thin frame, and usually carries the banner with the others.  She taught school for many years.  She has two daughters and one is deaf. Her husband passed away in Feb. of…Continue Reading Yvonne Powell’s Fire Recovery

Letter from The President – Summer 2014

Dear Alumni, It’s Official…Summer is Here! Fortunately, we’ve had a very mild spring here in Austin, TX. March-June were jammed packed with events. Click the links below for the scoop: Officer Nominations LHB/LHAB Social Update The Comin’ on Strong Tour Update Welcome Graduating Seniors & New Alumni! Percussion Repair Day  Yvonne Powell’s Fire Recovery  Summer…Continue Reading Letter from The President – Summer 2014

The Comin’ on Strong Tour Update

The Comin’ on Strong Tour was successful in Houston and San Antonio with the Alumni Band playing! San Antonio ended up with the largest turnout. Thank you to Tom Staton, Houston rep and Casey Magnuson, San Antonio rep for getting folks out there. UT Athletics appreciated our support and the fans loved seeing us live. …Continue Reading The Comin’ on Strong Tour Update

LHB/LHAB Social Update

We had our April social event at Posse East. It was a small turnout, yet we had an opportunity to meet some delightful graduating LHB seniors. We obtained their valuable input on how to bridge the communication gap between the LHAB and LHB.  Thank you to Posse East for offering us great appetizer deals. We…Continue Reading LHB/LHAB Social Update

Percussion Repair Day is Over!

You fellow drummers owe me, John King and Linda McDavitt some cold beers! We were the only ones who showed up for Percussion Repair Day. Fortunately 3 LHAB officers also showed up to help… Nefertiti, Jaime, and Heather. Be sure and thank them! We tossed a lot of crap leaving the following inventory: 10 harness…Continue Reading Percussion Repair Day is Over!