June 23, 2018

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

The 2018 MSU Alumni Band Annual Fall Reunion will be Saturday, October 6th, when the Spartans take on the Northwestern Wildcats. It’s Homecoming weekend, so plan on joining also for the parade on Friday evening – your chance to ride and play at the same time! In addition, the annual golf outing will be held […]

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: Arthur Roger Welton

Arthur Roger Welton, 90, and beloved husband of the late Martha for 35 years, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018. He was a longtime, well-loved band director and teacher in the Pontiac school system for many years. Born in Lansing, Michigan on May 14, 1927 to the late Arthur L. and Edna Welton, Arthur […]

Spring Concert – April 29, 2018 at Fairchild Auditorium

Thank you to the wonderful group of musicians who participated in the 2018 Alumni Band Spring Concert. Our music selections (Be Thou My Vision, National Emblem, Russian Sailors Dance, Whip and Spur, and Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo) were enjoyed by a small but enthusiastic house in the Fairchild Auditorium. A special thank you to Directors […]

In memoriam – Donald Roelofs

Roelofs, Donald H 1/22/1932 – 2/26/2017 Husband of Millie Muskegon Mr. Donald H. Roelofs, age 85, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan on January 22, 1932 to Jack & Sue (La France) Roelofs and was a life-long resident of the area. Mr. Roelofs served in the US Army and […]