Spartan Marching Band in Spartan formation during pregame

ABOUT

The Spartan Marching Band (SMB) is one of the most recognizable collegiate marching bands in the country. Founded in 1870, the SMB is the second oldest band in the Big 10 Conference and is one of the most visible groups within the MSU community. The SMB is open to all MSU students and offers unparalleled performance experiences and a sense of family that continues beyond the on-campus experience.

SMB Drum Major
SMB Altos in the stands

JOIN THE SPARTAN MARCHING BAND

300

members in the ensemble
each year

SMB Drumline with Sparty

3.48

average GPA of the SMB, representing every college on the MSU campus

SMB Twirler during halftime

GIVE TO THE BAND

EVENTS AND SCHEDULE

Interested in seeing the band? Take a look at our calendar to see our rehearsal and performance schedule. 

SMB Trumpet player during halftime

Sounds of the SMB

Enjoy the sounds of the gameday Saturday's, including traditional rah-rah and halftime favorites!

Spartan Marching Band in MSU Shield formation pregame

Game day information

Come see the Spartan Marching Band in person for a home game in East Lansing.

SMB Color Guard during Pregame

SMB in performance

Watch some of our recent performances in Spartan Stadium.

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