George Parks Dies of a Heart Attack at 57

By Deena Bustillo on
George Parks, a music professor and band leader at UMass Amherst, died unexpectedly at the age of 57 on Thursday, according to The univeristy said in a statement that he suffered a heart attack in Ohio, while he was there with the band en route to Ann Arbor, Mich. where the band was scheduled to perform at Saturday's game against Michigan. Parks had been at the school for 33 years, and under his direction the band performed at 3 presidential inaugurations. Plus, the...Read Full Story