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Joel Matuzak

Drum Corps for All: Introducing the 2019 Minnesota Brass Lead Design Team

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Minnesota Brass is proud to announce the lead designers for the 2019 return for the Drum and Bugle Corps. Joel Matuzak will return as creative director, Dr. Ward Miller will be arranging the brass music , Wil Furnstahl will be coordinating the visual presentation, and Christopher Judd will be creating front ensemble arrangements and sound design. Each of them bring a wealth of knowledge and dedication to the organization. See our Staff Bio page for more details.

Drum Corps for All Returns on February 6th.  Join us at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 6 at Inver Hills College for our Opening Day 2019.  There’s openings in Brass, Percussion, Guard & Support staff. 

Help MBI take the next step!

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Three Leadership positions are available for the 2019 Season.  The paid positions of Executive Director, Operations Director and Membership Director are open for the 2019 Season.  The potential job descriptions and application information are detailed here. Applications are due at the latest by October 5th, 2018.  A search committee comprising board members, lead staff and alumni will make recommendations to the board regarding the filling of these positions.  This is your opportunity to help chart the future of MBI.

MBI will also host a Town Hall meeting on Sept. 26, 2018, for those interested in more information. At the meeting, results of a recent stakeholder-engagement project will be shared. In addition, there will be an opportunity for alumni and volunteers to learn about the critical need for their active participation in the organization for its successful return to the field. The Town Hall meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the offices of Olsen-Thielen & Co., 2675 Long Lake Road, Roseville, Minn., 55113.

 

2019 MBI Winter Percussion Auditions

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Minnesota Brass Indoor Percussion is beginning our 12th Season on October 27th at Totino Grace High School (1350 Gardena Ave NE, Fridley, MN 55432).   We will hold two audition dates on October 27th and November 11th to determine this year’s ensemble.  Coming off of a WGI Percussion Independent World Semi-Finals appearance in 2018,  we are excited about the potential for the program this year.  There are some exciting plans in the works! For more information about staff, schedule, dues and audition materials check out the Indoor Drumline page.