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History Academy – Upcoming Event Link

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Minnesota Brass is pleased to announce a continuation of our series of online conversations about our colorful history as a premier drum and bugle corps in the Midwest.   We are inviting you to be a part of this fun opportunity to learn and reminisce about our history as we grew from a small local organization into a Midwest powerhouse drum and bugle corps.  

You are invited to another fun online conversation to be held on April 3rd.  This second event will feature the 1980’s and 1990’s.  Our host again will be Jim Tarbox with guest Kurt Schiebel.    

We invite you to join in to listen and have the opportunity to chat with others!  

April Topic 1980’s to 1990’s
When Saturday, April 3rd  
Time 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where Online – Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/91823220706
Guests Paul Chaffee, former corps director and others to be announced.  

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Minnesota Brass Education Academy

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The Educational Academy is a community and marching arts outreach initiative from Minnesota Brass designed to foster involvement in music, benefit music teachers, and provide free lessons for students of all ages. Through the Educational Academy, MBI is offering a limited number of lessons and educational experiences for potential future members and alumni of Minnesota Brass. These lessons will be held virtually over the course of the next couple of months. Whether you spin, dance or play, we’ve got you covered! The lessons will be given by MBI staff members, alumni, and other talented lesson teachers. We will connect students with a teacher for one-on-one or small group virtual instruction.  Each lesson will be thirty minutes and there will be no cost to the students.
  

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

History Academy Event Link Special Guests Announced

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March Topic: The Early Years from 1946-1970
Evolution of the corps from 1946-1970, definition of our style and how it developed.
When:    Saturday, March 6th
Where:   https://zoom.us/j/99495375896
Time:      3:00 p.m. – 4:00/4:30 p.m.
Guests:  Jeff and Zora Burnham and Roger Grupp

Join us for this fun series of conversations about the colorful history of Minnesota Brass and other regional drum corps activity. Our co-hosts will be Jim Tarbox and Kurt Schiebel.

See you Saturday!
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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

History Academy Events

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History Academy is a fun series of conversations about the colorful history of Minnesota Brass and other regional drum corps activities. Hosted by Jim Tarbox with guest Kurt Schiebel, we invite you to watch the three recorded events on the following topics:

March Topic: The Early Years from 1946-1970
Evolution of the corps from 1946-1970, definition of our style and how it developed.

April Topic: The 1970’s to the 1990’s
Focused on an era when the corps experienced strong growth in membership and our performance accomplishments.

May Topic: 1990 and beyond
Our organization made great strides under new leadership.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Announcing the Minnesota Brass Academy

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Minnesota Brass is pleased to announce a series of educational programs for the 2021 winter and spring seasons. We invite you to be a part of a variety of fun opportunities to socialize, learn, teach, or be entertained with us. It’s our goal to remain connected and continue to grow and learn during the 2021 winter quarantine experience.

These opportunities are sure to keep you interested and looking forward to the return of the marching arts activity. The 2021 programs will run from March-May. Here’s what we are offering:

We’re offering lessons for current and potential members who would like to increase their musical and/or performance skills. We are offering 30-minute virtual lessons at no cost to the student. Classes will be taught by talented MBI staff or alumni.
Join us to just chat, learn what’s new, and get current on what your MBI peeps have been up to. We’ll have a monthly chat group on any number of topics.
We invite you to join us for this fun series of conversations about the colorful history of Minnesota Brass and other regional drum corps activity. Our first event will be hosted by Jim Tarbox with guest Kurt Schiebel. Look for other MBI guests to join in upcoming conversations.

Stay tuned for more information!

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.