Minnesota Brass is pleased to announce that Joe Asleson is the new director of Minnesota Brass Indoor Drumline. As a long-time Minnesota Brass Indoor staff member, Joe will continue to bring his passion and experience to our world-class organization.
In 2014, Joe was voted Instructor of the Year by the Minnesota Percussion Association. He serves as the percussion caption head and battery arranger for the Eden Prairie High School Marching Band, as well as battery arranger and visual designer for the Eden Prairie Indoor Drumline. For the 2012 and 2013 seasons, he served as snare technician as well as battery visual instructor and choreographer for the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps of Dubuque, Iowa. He has instructed and designed at various high schools in Minnesota and offers private lessons to several students in the Twin Cities area.
Joe just wrapped up another season as a snare section leader with Minnesota Brass Drum & Bugle Corps, where he first performed in 2005. He also was section leader for the 2010 season, when the corps earned high percussion honors. In 2008, he performed with the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, serving as snare section leader for his age-out season. He performed with Minnesota Brass Indoor in its inaugural season in 2008 and with Music City Mystique (bronze medalist) in 2009.