A Director’s Last Game

Then-director Kathryn Scott, directing the band.

Color guard member Quina Rieves, part of the band from 1999 to 2002, joined under then-director Kathryn Scott (shown here). Rieves recalls marching with Scott down the 50-yard line during “Amazing Grace.” The walk was to be the director’s last before her 2002 retirement. Rieves, also in her last year with the band, says that she was reduced to tears: “It was at that moment while walking with Kathryn that I realized I had achieved something great and that I would remember for a lifetime.” Image courtesy of the Million Dollar Band, School of Music, The University of Alabama. […]

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