August 24, 2016

2016 Season Schedule

Note: for the official football schedule and latest gameday information, please visit msuspartans.com. 2016… [more]

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Fond Family Memories of the SMB Inspires Giving

Mary Lee Campbell attended MSU in the late 1960s. But one of her fondest memories of campus happened… [more]

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The Art of the March: Cues from Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”

The College of Music was at the center of an uncanny union of high art, athletics and mass entertainment… [more]

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MSU Alumnus Leads Walled Lake Central Marching Band in Macy’s Day Parade

A marching band directed by an alumnus of the MSU College of Music was one of just six high school bands… [more]

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Alumni raise funds to provide jackets for new SMB members

When Greg Pell attended Michigan State University in the 1960s, he paid his way through college by working… [more]

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2016 Season Schedule

Note: for the official football schedule and latest gameday information, please visit msuspartans.com. 2016 SMB Performance Schedule (Home and SMB travel games only) Date Opponent Friday, September 2 Furman Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, MI Saturday, September 17 at Notre Dame (SMB Travel) Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, IN Saturday, September 24 Wisconsin (alumni band) Spartan […]

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Fond Family Memories of the SMB Inspires Giving

Mary Lee Campbell attended MSU in the late 1960s. But one of her fondest memories of campus happened long before she went to college, and was instilled by her father’s love of the MSU Spartan Marching Band. Throughout her childhood, Campbell traveled from her home in Midland, Mich., with her mother and father, Agatha and […]

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The Art of the March: Cues from Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”

The College of Music was at the center of an uncanny union of high art, athletics and mass entertainment as the Spartan Marching Band performed its most complex, largest half-time show ever at Spartan Stadium in mid-November. For 12 minutes, Spartan Stadium became an amazing display of colors, lights and sounds under the direction of […]

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MSU Alumnus Leads Walled Lake Central Marching Band in Macy’s Day Parade

A marching band directed by an alumnus of the MSU College of Music was one of just six high school bands selected to march in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. David Rogers (B.A. ’95, M.A. ’02) led the Walled Lake Central High School band in the fabled parade that is […]

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Alumni raise funds to provide jackets for new SMB members

When Greg Pell attended Michigan State University in the 1960s, he paid his way through college by working one or more part-time jobs. But after taking care of his tuition and bills, Pell says he had little left for extras — including the jacket that symbolized his membership in the MSU Spartan Marching Band. Today, […]