Drum Majors Selected for Purdue “All-American” Marching Band’s 2020-21 Season


Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Following a demanding audition process, the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band is pleased to announce that Torey Caldwell and Lorin Nugent will serve as the Drum Majors for the 2020-21 season. The two will lead the band to carry on its tradition of excellence through athletic events, travel opportunities, and thrilling performances.

Torey is a Junior from Naperville, Illinois. She has served in the AAMB as a trumpet player and student leader. She is majoring in Materials Engineering with a minor in English.

Lorin is a Junior from Champaign, Illinois. He was a member of the very first Boiler Beats drumline, and has played tenor drums and served as a student leader in the AAMB. He is majoring in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Mathematics.

As the AAMB celebrates this appointment, the Band also wishes their outgoing Drum Majors, Lucy Bays and Brendan Schultz, all the best as they begin very successful careers following graduation in May. The first public performance for the new Drum Majors is on Saturday, August 22, when the 135th edition of the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band takes the field for their End-Of-Camp Performance at Hull Field.







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