Feb 022015

Steve Aylward wrote this post as part of our Glassmen alumni blog series. He was a member of the brass section from 1998 to 2002. Below, Steve describes how being a member helped him become a music educator.

Everyone has their own experiences of what the Glassmen meant to them and how the organization impacted their life. I am sure that eventually in this space I will have the chance to talk at some length about it, but as I started to think through this first blog, I made a realization…

I owe my professional life and career to the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps.

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Apr 152013

Please join the Glassmen Alumni Association Board of Directors in welcoming Kim Nash as interim events coordinator. Kim was a member of the Glassmen Color Guard from 1997 to 1999 and performed with the 2000 Glassmen Winter Guard.

Kim will plan and organize events for Glassmen alumni and oversee alumni ambassador projects, among other duties. Her years of volunteer experience with the Boy Scouts and previous work with GAA efforts will be valuable to the board as alumni initiatives progress.

If you are interested in serving as an alumni ambassador in your area or have event ideas, Kim can be reached at events@glassmenalumni.org.

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Mar 202013



In November 1996, I was a lost teenager and had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I happened upon an opportunity to be involved with the Glassmen organization.

For 3 years I learned more about the realities of life than I had in the 18 years prior. There were a few alumni from years before me who were still around to serve. Some drove busses, some trucks, some taught, and some volunteered, but there wasn’t a huge presence.

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