Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Composer/arranger Jerry Bilik, BMus ’55/MMus ’61, takes you inside the Michigan Marching Band. He’s the artist behind some of their most beloved classics.
It’s short. It’s sweet. And it can really swing. But the origins of “Let’s Go Blue” were anything but simple. (With podcast.)
The rule barring women from the Michigan Marching Band was dropped in 1972 — not with a bang, but a whisper.