November 15, 2018

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2018 Fall Reunion – October 6, 2018 – Spartans vs. Wildcats

Thank you to everyone who returned in 2018 for our annual reunion!  Despite the morning showers and lack of marching rehearsal, reunions are always successful for renewing and creating friendships, sharing our stories, and growing our Spartan spirit.  And, in this case, playing three Stevie Wonder tunes. A special thank you to Directors Kevin Sedatole, […]

The Summer 2018 Edition of Encore is here!

Click here for the summer 2018 edition of Encore.

Golden to bring great energy and talent to MSU as newest Band faculty

Skilled conductor, music educator and band director will bring her artistry to the faculty of the College of Music. Arris Golden, a skilled conductor, music educator and band director currently leading the Marching Tar Heels of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will join the faculty of the Michigan State University College of Music as the […]

In memoriam: Barry J. Baker

Lansing – 74, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend, musician, and proud Spartan, was released to his Heavenly Father on Friday, August 17, 2018, at the Eaton Community Palliative Care hospice facility, Charlotte. Barry was born in Lansing on July 8, 1944, to Maurice C. and Marian R. (Quick) Baker. He grew up in Lansing […]

In memoriam: James E. Waun M.D.

Waun M.D, James E. Waun M.D, James E., age 85, died August 22, 2018. Jim is survived by his children Christopher (Cindy) Waun, Geoffrey Waun, Gregory (Suzanne) Waun, Susan Waun (Thomas Henderson), and Stephanie (David) Schrodt. Grandchildren Christopher M. Waun (Gwendolinn Telgenhoff), Amanda (Thomas) Vanover, David Waun, Mark Waun, Amalia Restrepo, Nicholas Restrepo, Lucas Restrepo, […]

In memoriam: Byron Autrey

Byron Lee Autrey DECEMBER 10, 1924 – JULY 20, 2018 Byron Lee Autrey, age 93 of East Lansing, Michigan, was born December 10, 1924 in Mexia, Texas to Robert and Harriet Autrey. He served in the Navy V-12 Program during World War II. After discharge from the Navy, Byron had a 38-year career in the […]