In Loving Memory of Gary Faust

Dear LHAB, Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel of Austin’s band director, Gary Faust, on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. He was a Longhorn Band Member under the direction of Paula Crider. Gary later pursued a career in teaching music from the University of Texas at Austin with his undergrad and Ph.D. He…Continue Reading In Loving Memory of Gary Faust

Vincent R. DiNino Resolution

Representative Larry Gonzales  (former Longhorn Band member) of Round Rock has sponsored a resolution honoring the late Vincent R. DiNino. The resolution will be read on the House Floor on Thursday, March 12 at 10:00 a.m. Present on the floor for the reading will be: Mrs. Timothy Sloan DiNino Mr. Geof Sloan Mr. Rick Alspach…Continue Reading Vincent R. DiNino Resolution

Big Bertha is on Shipping Wars!!!

Tune into A&E on Tuesday, February 24 to see Big Bertha on Shipping Wars! They were one of the many moving parts in getting her to London. Watch for your friends and former LHAB’s presidents on the show. We’re proud of their volunteerism to our organization and we thank you for your efforts! You can…Continue Reading Big Bertha is on Shipping Wars!!!

Support Big Bertha in London

Support our Sweetheart!  Our beloved bass drum, Big Bertha, is on her first international journey accompanying the Longhorn Alumni Band as they march through the streets of London, England at the head of the Lord Mayor’s London New Years Day Parade!  Needless to say, getting this 90+ year old treasure safely “across the pond” and…Continue Reading Support Big Bertha in London

Mr. DiNino’s Obituary

Vincent R. DiNino, Director Emeritus of Bands at The University of Texas at Austin, and Director Emeritus of the Longhorn Band, died peacefully at home in Bay City Texas on September 9, 2014, with his wife at his side. There will be a memorial halftime performance of the UT Longhorn Band and the Longhorn Alumni…Continue Reading Mr. DiNino’s Obituary