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Arthur C. Kitti Era (1931-1939)

Posted 11/27/2016 - 09:08
Arthur C. Kitti begins as director of The Huskies Pep Band (continues until 1939).A native of Calumet, Michigan (just north of Michigan Tech), Arthur was born on October 13, 1893, to Henry A. and Mary Wickstrom Kitti, a pair of Finnish immigrants. Arthur’s family seems immense by today’s standards...

The Beginnings

Posted 11/27/2016 - 09:06
From the 1930 Keweenawan:The Michigan Tech R.O.T.C. band was organized in the autumn of 1928, partly in order to provide military music for the R.O.T.C. unit, and partly in order to satisfy the demand for a musical organization that would represent the College at athletic contests. At present, only...