2022 MBI Indoor Percussion Auditions Are Coming Soon!


We are seeking talented young individuals ages 16–23 specializing in one or more of the following:

  • Front Ensemble (Marimba, Vibraphone Auxiliary Percussion, Piano, Bass Guitar and Drumset)
  • Batterie (Snare, Tenors, Bass, Cymbals)
  • Dance and theater
  • Wind and String Performers

Audition Dates:

  • October 10, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. (Open/Clinic Auditions)
  • October 30, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • October 31, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Location: Twin Cities metro area (location announced soon)

Register for auditions and purchase an exercise packet.

-Packet and Registration payments are required to participate in the audition process. Please have exercises prepared to play individually.

-Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required (Physical or Digital, full or partial dose acceptable)

– Video auditions will be accepted, send all submissions to Ensemble Director Jake Esterberg and Section Coordinators.

Cymbal auditionees: You may either purchase a battery exercise packet at this time and then contact battery coordinator Joe Jaeger (joe.jaeger21@gmail.com) to receive the cymbal packet or contact him and pay for the packet later. Make sure to purchase an audition registration, in either case.