In an interview, San Jose State University Spartan marching band director Scott Pierson shared some information about next years marching band season. When asked about the shows/music that will be played next year, Scott stated that he was thinking about having a Knights and shining armor show and provided the name of a song that … Continue reading A glimpse of 2017
Angelique is a first year SJSU marching band member. She is in the tenor sax section. I asked Angelique why she enjoyed being in the band and she said: "I love playing my instrument and being surrounded by other devoted musicians to create the art we call field show is the best feeling. "
The homecoming game Saturday was filled with many fun surprises and events. Many people came out to watch the homecoming game, but some attended to see the band and even join them. Over 30 alumni band members attended the game to join the SJSU marching band in the stands and support them as they performed … Continue reading Homecoming!
The SJSU Spartan marching band has already begun to learn their new halftime show. It will be an exciting performance for all to enjoy. The band has also added a few changes to their pregame performance, an exciting surprise for the next game. Each football game halftime show will be different. A chance for the … Continue reading New moves
On March 18, 2016, Jennifer Garner appeared on the Seth Meyer show to talk about her experience in a high school marching band. Garner played the alto sax in her junior high band. With Meyer, Garner talked about marching heel to toe which is a very important marching technique. It might come as a surprise … Continue reading Marching and acting
The San Jose State Spartan marching band is quickly preparing for the first football game of the season. Long hot practices will soon reveal a halftime show worth all of the sweat. Band director Scott Pierson allows no room for lagging or complaints of the scorching sun. The band is prepared to support the football … Continue reading Game day is just on the horizon