John F. Barnhill - 1922

  • John F. Barnhill was appointed in 1922 as Professor of Mathematics at Michigan Normal College.

  • In 1923 he organized a 50-piece marching band at the College.

  • In 1924 he organized and directed the Ypsilanti High School Band.

  • In 1924 he organized and directed the Ypsilanti Community Band.

  • In 1927 he organized the Ypsilanti Girl’s Drum and Bugle Corps.

  • Barnhill’s bands played in all Ypsilanti parades and in major parades throughout Michigan.

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