June 25, 2017

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MSU Alumni Band Mediterranean cruise – June 11-June 23, 2018. Registration deadline is June 30th!

Join MSU Band Directors and your Alumni Band friends on a concert tour of the Mediterranean. Our tour begins in Athens, Greece for three days where we will visit historic sites including the Acropolis and a trip to Ancient Corinth. We then depart on a seven day cruise on the Mediterranean which will feature two […]


David Thornton named 13th Director of the SMB

David Thornton, assistant director of bands was appointed director of the Spartan Marching Band effective June 14, 2017. Photo by Mark Hansen. In announcing the appointment, James Forger, dean of the College of Music, praised David Thornton for the experience, energy and artistry he will bring to his new role. “We look forward to welcoming […]


2017 Fall Reunion – September 30, 2017 – Spartans vs. Hawkeyes

2017 Fall Reunion – September 30, 2017 – Spartans vs. Hawkeyes The 2017 MSU Alumni Band Annual Fall Reunion will be Saturday, September 30th, when the Spartans take on the Iowa Hawkeyes. Plan on joining us for the activities – get re-acquainted with old friends, meet the newest members of the Alumni Band, and enjoy […]

Encore Winter 2017

Encore Newsletter – Winter 2017 Edition

The winter 2017 edition of the Encore newsletter has arrived. Check here for all the latest MSU Alumni Band news and events!


2017 Spring Reunion: Sunday, April 30, 2017 – MSU Alumni Band and the Spartan Youth Wind Symphony

Thank you to all who participated in the 2107 Alumni Band Spring Concert.  Our music selections (Fandango, La Traviata, Dam Busters, Suite of Old American Dances) were enjoyed by a full house in the Fairchild Auditorium.  A special thank you to the Spartan Youth Wind Symphony for sharing the program with us.   To view […]