The RAM Band is one of the highlights of Shepherd University. Known for their strong commitment to musical excellence and exciting shows, the RAM Band is in great demand throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The band is NOT limited to Music Majors and is open to ALL university students.
The Field Commanders are Paul Hann and Hailee Whittington. The Band Staff includes: Music Arranger Frank Mahoney, Percussion Arranger and Instructors Jason Keller, Frontline Instructor Jane Mahoney, Visual and Marching Instructor John Karos, Color Guard Instructors Kathy Windle and Meredith Wheeler, and Drill Writer Dan Kalantarian. The RAM Band is directed by Dr. Scott Hippensteel.
The 2019 RAM Band show, TAKE FIVE, is a Cinco de banda de marcha fiesta brought to you by the number five. Music selections include: “ABC” by The Jackson 5, “Mambo No. 5” by Lou Bega, “Take Five” by Dave Brubeck, “It’s Five-o’clock Somewhere” by Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett, and “Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon 5! Hope to see you at our exhibition on August 22 and the first Shepherd home football game on September 7.
For more information about the RAM Band, contact director Dr. Hippensteel at firstname.lastname@example.org.