Music History

Year Instructors Summary Photos Files
2013 The Iowa State Marching Band was featured in an issue of the Rolling Stone Magazine.     Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
2006 2006 students from South Hamilton who were graduating that year.  Historical Photos
2005 2005 Houston Bowl Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
2001 2001 Independence Bowl Game Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
2001 Journal of Melanie Wilson's trip to the 2001 Independence Bowl.  Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
2000 The ISU Marching Band marched in the London Millennium Parade, as well accompanied the football team to the INSIGHT.COM BOWL.  Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1977 History from 1977-1995
1976 The Iowa State Wind Ensemble Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1974 The 1974-1975 Marching Band uniforms are seen in Clyde Williams Field.  Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1973 The 1972-1973 season featured the Liberty Bowl game, when Georgia Tech beat ISU 31-30 Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1972 Music Department Veishea display Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1969 1969 Symphony Band Concert Tour Historical Photos
1968 ISU Lab Band Historical Photos
1968 1968 Marching Band help Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1967 Dr. Arthur Swift and Gary Behm The Redcoats Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1967 1967 ISU Band Program Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1966 Frank Piersol The end of an era  Frank Piersol, "Uncle Frank's," last concert at Iowa State at the graduation ceremony held in the Armory Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1964 Frank Piersol   1964 Marching Routine Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1962 Frank Piersol 1962 Veishea Ceremonies were opened by the varsity band under the direction of Frank Piersol.  The band was joined in several numbers by the Iowa State Singers. Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1956 Frank Piersol A look at the 1956 Band, including the uniform. Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1955 Frank Piersol The Iowa State College Marching Band performs a half-time show on the Clyde Williams Field in October of 1955. Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1954 Frank Piersol 1954 ISC Concert Band Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1953 Frank Piersol, Meredith Willson Meredith Wilson creates the "For I, For S" fight song that is still used today.  Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1952 Frank Piersol The two terms, "marching band" and "floating formation", have become almost synonymous at Iowa State.  Our band under Mr. Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1951 Frank Piersol First documented evidence of a basketball pep band at Iowa State was in 1951. 
1950 Frank Piersol These are the red Iowa State College Marching Band uniforms worn in the 1950s.  Frank Piersol was the band director who followed Alvin Edgar. Historical Photos
1949 Alvin R. Edgar Iowa State Marching Band information ready for a 1949 football game  Alvin Edgar is the director. Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1948 Alvin R. Edgar Women's participation in band. Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1947 Alvin R. Edgar 1947 Pigskin Pageants Historical Photos
1938 Alvin R. Edgar 1938 Iowa State Band   Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1935 Alvin R. Edgar 1935 Iowa State Band    Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1931 Professor Hawley The 1931 Iowa State Band              Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1930 Professor Hawley 1930 Iowa State Band Director : Professor Hawley                   Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1925 Oscar Hatch Hawley The 1925 Iowa State College Band   Historical Photos, Historical Photos
1920 Ed Chenette By the 1919 to 1920 school year, the first World War was just over and many boys were back in college. The 1920 ISC Bomb yearbook was titled The 1920 Victory Bomb. Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos, Historical Photos