The Drum Major

Catherine Zhang is the frosting on our layer cake, the Caesar to our fearless army. Our ever enthusiastic leader, she conducts like a summer’s day.

Past Drum Majors


The Manager

The only person in the band with any concept of responsibility. Iman Jaroudi is our mighty Manager who specializes in feeding us pizza, wielding their whiteboard, and coordinating our lives. 

Past Managers


Section Leaders

Along with the manager and DM, the section leaders play a vital role in keeping the Marching Band together. 

Woodwinds: Matthew Fan

Brass: Hailey Dykstra

Kappa Banga Banga: Tristan Weaver

Squaaangs:  Emmy James


The Yale Bands officer corps serves not only the YPMB, but the other two Yale Bands as well. No job is too big - the officer corps works wonders, and all out of love!

Head Student Arrangers, Ben Christensen, Jon Michel

Halftime Advisor, Claire Nelson

Social Chairs, Xilonem Perez-Gonzaga, Catherine Zhang

Equipment Managers, Iman Jaroudi, Natalia Taylor

Media Specialists, Emmy James, Michael Lee

Head Section Rep, Alina Martel

First Year Representative, Abigael Parrish