Beneath the Pines: Inside the Spartan Marching Band

An unprecedented look inside the Spartan Marching Band, as they prepare and perform their 2011 season.  From rehearsal, through halftime, to postgame, follow these 300 young people as they share an insider’s look into one of the greatest college marching bands.

Produced by Jon Whiting.

As the season comes to an end, we spend time with the Trombone section and learn about the importance of the Alma Mater. Includes the entire half-time performance from the MSU vs. Indiana game.

Includes the entire "Les Miserables" half-time performance from the MSU vs. Minnesota game.

The Homecoming Parade is the highlight of every fall season, and the Tuba section discusses their large impact on the band. Includes the entire "Let's Groove" half-time performance from the Homecoming game vs. Wisconsin.

The famous MSU Drumline is featured for an inside look at the precision necessary to be one of the premiere groups in the country. Includes the entire "Classic 70s Rock" half-time performance from the MSU vs. Michigan game.

Members of the mellophone and baritone sections talk about the importance of the uniform and offer insight on appropriate hair styling. Includes the entire "Divas" half-time performance from the MSU vs. Central Michigan game.

SMB alumni return to perform in a joint tribute to 9/11. Featured: alumni, saxophone section and SMB family. Includes the entire half-time performance from the MSU vs. Florida Atlantic game.

Spartan Marching Band Labor Day Salute. Includes the entire half-time performance from the MSU vs. Youngstown State game.