Gary Smith is in his 33rd season as the staff photographer for the Wisconsin Band. He has a special ability to capture the Wisconsin Band Spirit. In 2000 the University of Wisconsin Band Alumni Association established, The Gary Smith Trumpet, Trumpet 18 (Rank 1) In Appreciation of his support and demonstration of the true “Spirit of Wisconsin.” Gary was named an “Honorary Member of the Wisconsin Band” in 1987. After Gary retired from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Facilities, Planning & Management he became the Business Manager for the Wisconsin Band. All photographs in UW Band publications are the work of Gary Smith.