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With Mike Leckrone’s final UW Band concert(s) on Wisconsin Public Television Saturday at 7 p.m., we combine a UW–Madison College of Letters and Science interview and photos plus several YouTube videos and occasionally snarky commentary by myself: My approach to teaching has always been that is it has to be fun. But at the same time, I have a reputation for being … Continue reading Multimedia Mike

The last pregame, halftime and Fifth Quarter It’s not yet 7 a.m. and students gather at UW-Madison’s practice field, shivering in the dark. Without a word from their leader, and while most of their classmates are still asleep, the 260-some members of the UW Marching Band come to attention, ready to rehearse. “Gooooood morning, Elm Drive!” band director Michael Leckrone’s voice … Continue reading The last pregame, halftime and Fifth Quarter