Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager D. Green '81, Drill Master D.
Hirshhorn '81, Student Conductor P. Torvik '81, Drum Major P. Micou
'81. The Band gets thoroughly drenched as rain dampens the games
at Princeton, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Brown. The US Olympic
hockey team has its "miracle on ice;" the Band has its own "miracle"
when it takes to the ice at yale in bathing suits and leis.
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager M. Ellard '82, Drill Master
D. Pinto '82, Student Conductor M. Seltzer '83, Drum Major R.
Stemmens '82, Schneider J. Dotson '82. Band roster reaches 300.
Band plays "Born to Run." The space shuttle Columbia
successfully completes its first mission. Band eats giant
chocolate moose at yale game.
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager A. Murphy '83, Drill Master
M. McClung '83, Student Conductor P. Reale '83, Drum Major
L. Sperber '83, Schneiders K. Abbott '83 and L. Millett '83. Band
plays for the Red Sox opener. Federal court ruling breaks up
AT&T. ABC covers Band at Holy Cross game, deeming show "Halftime
of the Week."
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager C. Clark '84, Drill Master D.
O'Brien '84, Student Conductor R. Reetz '84, Drum Major E. Harris
'84, Schneider R. Bloch '84. Band does show about car-bombed Marines
in Lebanon and Korean Airlines flight 007 shot down by U.S.S.R.
P.A. system garbles this show, and University officials threaten to
student-run status of Band. Band begins submitting shows for
censorship to Dean Epps. Band plays basketball halftime show at yale.
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager P. O'Brien '86, Drill Master C.
Warner '85, Student Conductor M. McDonald '85, Drum Major W. Moore
'86, Schneider M. Shaw '85. 65th reunion. "Fight Fiercely" is
introduced as a fight song at the Brown game. U.S.S.R. boycotts Los
Angeles Olympics. People from I.B.M. donate money so the Band can
buy a personal computer. "Toast to the Ivy" is released; the album
is the first full collection of all the Ivy medleys and Harvard's fight
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager J. McCafferty '86, Drill Master
S. Sheagren '86, Student Conductor C. Stern '86, Drum Major
G. Breen '86, Schneider P. Prince '86. At sparsely attended UMass
game, Band makes 3-D formations in the stands at Soldier's Field.
Live Aid concert makes $70 million for African relief. Harvard
hockey team makes NCAA final game at Providence, accompanied by the
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager A. Houck '87, Drill Master N.
Jussim '87, Student Conductor R. Lowe '88, Drum Major C. Walther
'87, Schneider R. Serfeddine '87. Harvard holds 350th anniversary
celebrations, including the Band in the festivities. Prince
Charles waves to the Band during an all-English music concert. At
the NCAA Consolation game in Detroit (which Harvard wins), the
Minnesota band cheers to Harvard, "That's all right; that's OK; we'll
outdrink you any day." The Harvard Band responds, "But we don't
like milk." Band ponchos are introduced. Charles White '74 donates
money for a Band video recorder. Space Shuttle Challenger
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager E. Page '88, Drill Master I. Jones
'89, Student Conductor R. Lowe '88, Drum Major M. Keem '88, Schneider
M. Benander '88. Coldest yale game ever leaves some bandies singing
the halftime show after their instruments freeze. Legend has it that
bandies turned to alum's whiskey--and put it on their valves in an
attempt to unstick the frozen pieces. Despite subzero temperatures,
the team captures the Ivy League crown. The first annual Ski Trip
is organized. The stock market crashes.
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager C. Berkenstock '89, Drill Master
J. Gerace '89, Student Conductor R. Fecher '89, Drum Major J.
Bernstein '89, Schneider Z. MacRunnels '89. Phil Wilson solos at
the first Trombone Day. Dan Quayle becomes Vice-President. Band
celebrates 69th reunion (slogan: "69 and still blowing"), plays for
the Harvard-Duke basketball game. The Band plays for Harvard hockey
as it captures the NCAA title in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Director Thomas G. Everett, Manager J. Chen '90, Drill Master J.
Nicklaus '90, Student Conductor N. Whitmire '90, Drum Major P. Brown
'90, Schneider D. Korfhage '90. 70th reunion. Band performs in parade
for U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. "Score" is introduced as a fight
song. The Berlin Wall falls. Staff fills the manager's office with