My first Magazine - Page 31

B AND /C HOIR /O RCHESTRA When Conrad Hutchinson Jr. arrived here in 1952, he had a plan to make the Grambling College Marching Band the best in the land. It didn’t happen overnight and it certainly wasn’t easy, but "Hutch" and his staff began mold- ing embryo noise-makers into superb musicians and magnificent marchers, and today, his prized unit is frequently labeled, “The Best in the Land.” “The World Fame“ Tiger Marching Band. Grambling State University events that utilize the performance of the university choir include convocations, lyceums, and commencement exercises. The Choir also participates in a number of musicals, tours, festivals, and concerts throughout the academic year. The Grambling State University Symphonic Orchestra, another musical group housed in the Department of Music, further showcases the talent of GSU students. Page 29 Academic Viewbook