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Monday, July 18, 2016

U of M School of Music Names New Director of Marching and Athletic Bands

Minnesota native Elizabeth (Betsy) Kerns McCann has been named Assistant Director of Bands/Director of Marching and Athletic Bands at the University of Minnesota. McCann is the first female director of a marching band in the Big Ten Conference. McCann started with the U of M Marching Band in 2013 as Assistant Director. Director of Bands Emily Threinen shares, “We are thrilled to have Betsy McCann as Assistant Director of Bands and Director of Marching and Athletic Bands at the University of Minnesota. She has led the U of M Marching Band to new heights and we’re excited for the future of the Pride of Minnesota under her leadership.” Read more