Justin Foell


Justin is a web developer by day, brass technician by night, and is part of the Minnesota Brass family. He has been part of the drum corps' brass staff since 2013, resulting in a silver medal, and a high brass caption award. Justin has performed with Minnesota Brass and Phantom Regiment. He graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in computer science and a minor in music. He and his wife Jessalin are active members of Minnesota's growing music and pageantry community.

Scott Palmer

Program Coordinator

Scott is the brass caption supervisor for the drum corps and is extending his involvement into the winter as the winds program coordinator. He also served on the staff of the Blue Devils in 2014 and 2015. He has performed with Minnesota Brass and the Madison Scouts. Scott is the band director at Eden Prairie High School, where his many roles include directing the Eagle Marching Band and Winter Drumline. Under his direction, the marching band has been a Bands of America Super Regional finalist and Minnesota State Marching Band Championships runner-up. He is a graduate of the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music with a degree in music education and is working on his master of music in conducting from the American Band College through Sam Houston State University. He is an active member of the music education community in Minnesota as an adjudicator, coach and clinician.

Andrew Bork


Andrew Bork has played trumpet since 2005 starting at Several Park High School in Maryland. In 2008, he started his first drum corps experience with Jersey Surf playing trumpet. From 2009 till 2011, Andrew played trumpet for the Bluecoats, receiving the DCI bronze medal in 2010. Bork’s marching career did not stop there, he was also a member of the University of Minnesota marching band where he attended school and received a degree in computer science. Since aging out of DCI, Andrew has also participated with some of Minnesota’s own DCA corps. Bork was a marching member of the Minnesota Brass drum corps in 2012, 2013 and 2015. In 2014, he served as Chops Inc. Assistant brass caption head.