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Derrick Z. Jackson

A band director draws the line

By Derrick Z. Jackson
Globe Columnist / October 11, 2008

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MADISON, Wis. MIKE LECKRONE is legendary as the unbound band director at the University of Wisconsin. In the band's annual spring concerts, which draw rock-star levels of crowds, Leckrone, director for 39 of his 72 years, has dropped onto the stage on a bungee cord, rode a bicycle down a wire, slid down a firefighter pole, drove in on a ... (Full article: 705 words)

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