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The University of Miami Band of the Hour Association of Alumni and Friends established a Hall of Fame to identify and honor, in a permanent manner, those individuals who have achieved excellence in performance and/or musicianship, in the Band of the Hour or who have contributed to the advancement of the Band by support in time, resources or talent.
Carmine Parente ’85 challenged all Frost School of Music Band of the Hour supporters to step up and donate to this fundraiser to ensure that the Band of the Hour can continue to offer scholarships to its most deserving members. And you did. Every gift you made was DOUBLED, making your donation go even further at the University of Miami! Carmine Parente matched every gift made to the M.Mann-C.Parente Scholarship Endowment on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to $50,000. More than 70 individuals helped us reach this goal. Visit the Canefunder March On page to learn more.
To support the University of Miami "Band of the Hour,” with the help of alumni and friends, through advancement, service, and a commitment to the traditions of the University of Miami.
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The club initiated the publication of a newsletter to keep friends and alumni up to date with the happenings of the Band of the Hour.
As the association grew into the new millennium, it changed its name from the "Band of the Hour Club" to the "Band of the Hour Association of Alumni and Friends", Inc.
The Band of the Hour Association strives to keep its traditions alive though the traditions of the University of Miami and the "Band of
The Band of the Hour Association is an affiliate group of the University of Miami Alumni Association. It is a separate entity from the University of Miami and is comprised of volunteers who give their time and effort to fundraise and support the University of Miami and the Band of the Hour in collaboration with the University, the UMAA, and its respective policies.