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.

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TV Made in Michigan
7:00 pm
Sun November 27, 2011

Last Home Game | Beneath the Pines

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.

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6:00 pm
Sun November 20, 2011

Les Miserables | Beneath the Pines

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

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7:00 pm
Sun November 13, 2011

Homecoming Edition | Beneath the Pines

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.

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6:00 pm
Sun November 6, 2011

Classic 70s Rock | Beneath the Pines

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.

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7:00 pm
Sun October 30, 2011

Divas | Beneath the Pines

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.

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7:00 pm
Sun October 23, 2011

9/11 Tribute | Beneath the Pines

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.

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7:00 pm
Sun October 16, 2011

First Show | Beneath the Pines

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

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