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Week of March 11, 2013

Old school: U-M in History

The long note


Thousands of high school band students would converge on Michigan Stadium for the annual Band Day instituted by William D. Revelli. Here he conducts the mass band in 1959. — Courtesy Bentley Historical Library
William D. Revelli did more than transform the Michigan Marching Band. His unyielding drive for perfection changed conducting, performing and music education across the country. heritage.umich.edu/story/revelli-the-long-note.


Through spring, The Record’s “Old School” feature will highlight the stories and images that are being presented on the new U-M Heritage Project website. That site, heritage.umich.edu, celebrates the university’s history and triumphs, in preparation for the U-M bicentennial in 2017.

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