June 25, 2017

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 […]

In Memoriam: Leon Bradley

Leon Charles Bradley, 78, died March 6, 2017, at the Hospice House of Kansas City. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Elizabeth, brother Eugene, sons Kyle, Karl & Nathan, daughter Shannon and eight grandchildren. Born and raised in Battle Creek, MI, he began his music career touring with Woody Herman at […]

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 […]

2017 Spring Concert Music Download

Please select the appropriate instrument to download your music for the upcoming Spring Concert. Note that there will be multiple files for almost every instrument – the four performance pieces (Fandango, Suite of Old American Dances, The Dam Busters, Prelude to Act I – La Traviata), and a file using the name “standard” (which contains […]