March 20, 2019

In memoriam: James Vantine

VANTINE, JR. ESQ. J.D., JAMES GILBERT PORTAGE, MI Jim was born in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania in 1953. Always precocious and enterprising, upon learning at the age of 3 that the family would be moving to Royal Oak, Michigan, the tot grabbed a pillowcase and went “Trick or Treating” in July. Jim graduated with a National […]

Encore Newsletter – Winter 2017 Edition

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

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

Thank you to everyone who participated and helped with our annual reunion. It turned out to be a very successful day for everyone – the weather cooperated with sunshine and the best temperatures in years, our football team beat Iowa, and we finally had a late start for game time! To see pictures from the […]

In Memoriam: Timothy D. Schrader

Timothy D. Schrader Dec. 07, 1942 – July 13, 2017 NILES, MICHIGAN – Timothy Dean Schrader, age 74 years of Niles, Michigan died peacefully at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Wellbrooke of South Bend, Indiana following a brief illness. He was born on December 7, 1942 in Niles to Theodore D. and […]

MSU Alumni Band Mediterranean cruise – June 11-June 23, 2018. Registration deadline is August 1st!

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 […]