The Division of Advancement helped raise $120,000 for the Marching Mocs’ New Year’s Day Parade trip, making it possible for the students—musicians, color guard, drum majors and majorettes—as well as some faculty members and administrative staff to spend a week in London.
The unofficial birth of the Marching Mocs band is thought to have begun when eight students from the University of Chattanooga got together to play music for a student body meeting. What may have cemented the band’s future happened the next day, though, when the eight played at a football game between UC and Cumberland College. The dates were Oct. 12-13, 1923, making this year the band’s 100th birthday.
The Marching Mocs were officially invited to participate in the London New Year’s Day Parade and Festival during a ceremony taking place on Wednesday, March 22, in the UTC Fine Arts Center’s Roland Hayes Concert Hall.
The number of students in the Marching Mocs has increased more than 400 percent since Randall Coleman became director.
Anyone who loves music can apply for Music Row.
Photos taken across campus in 2021
UTC Marching Mocs and Color Guard begin practice on Aug. 9.
UTC Professor Emeritus Tony D’Andrea passed away on May 14.
The Marching Mocs at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga band has announced new annual stipends for its members of up to $1,000 beginning fall 2020. The competitive, renewable stipends are available to students in any major, whether already on campus, transferring to UTC or enrolling as a first-time freshman. “We are very excited about…
Hear, instead of see, the Northern Lights. Get lost in Ukranian folk tunes. Support the Community Kitchen with an energetic night of percussion. Experience the juxtaposition of mortals and angels with the seasons.