Let’s claim another VICTORY FOR MSU! The Spartan Marching Band provides the soundtrack to Football Saturdays on campus from the first notes of Victory for MSU to the last notes of Shadows, but we need your help to continue our unparalleled excellence.
As a Band Fan, you’ll be supporting all the activities of the band, from instrument costs and uniforms, to travel expenses and instruction. It is only because of the support of friends like you that we can maintain our high level of musical and visual excellence.
Gifts raised annually to fund the cost of band jackets for each new member of the SMB
annual gifts to SMB which help support costs travel, uniforms, instruments, special projects that benefit student experience
The number of annual "Band Fan" club supporters. Join today!
Scholarships given annually to SMB members
Make Your Donation to
To make a secure credit card gift to the SMB online, click on the button below. Enter the amount you would like to donate, then use the category Spartan Marching Band. If your donation is for a section sponsorship ($2,500.00 and above), please indicate that along with the name of the section that you wish to sponsor.
Gifts can also be mailed to:
Spartan Marching Band
A240 Billman Music Pavilion
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1043
Earn Spartan Fund Benefits
Your Band Fan membership also counts toward Spartan Fund benefits. Gifts made to the SMB between July 1 and June 30 count toward Spartan Fund points while your donation directly benefits the SMB. These dates match the fiscal year of the MSU Intercollegiate Athletics and the Spartan Fund. Gifts received after June 30 apply to next year’s marching season.
Example: Gifts received July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 = 2019 marching season Band Fans; gifts received July 1, 2019 and after = 2020 marching season Band Fans.
Hire the Band
Need some added "pep" to your football tailgate or want to blow the socks off a friend at a surprise birthday party with some "Victory for MSU"?
Contact us for opportunities to have the band perform for you at your next event!
Greg Holzhei, D.O., M.H.A., C.P.E.
"Participating in the Spartan Marching Band has become my fondest memory of my undergraduate experience. Not only did the experience affect me socially (making lifelong friends, and getting me out of my comfort zone), I developed more self esteem and confidence. Watching the Spartan Marching Band continues to be the highlight each football season. For these reasons, I continue to support the Spartan Marching Band to help future students have a similar experience with lifelong memories and friendships. Go Green!!"
The unique program features a surround-sound performance by the Spartan Marching Band and highlights its twirlers, color guard, and drumline.
Giving to MSU
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Come see the Spartan Marching Band in person for a home game in East Lansing.