Katy Bensen named managing director for Minnesota Brass

Minnesota Brass is pleased to announce that Katy Bensen has been appointed to the new position of managing director for Minnesota Brass Drum and Bugle Corps, Indoor Winter Drumline and Winter Guard. This new leadership position grew out of the organization’s reflections on how to best serve its many members while effectively managing multiple world-class organizations. In her new […]

Joe Asleson named director of Minnesota Brass Indoor Drumline

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 […]

Members’ diary: 2014 season ends with a ‘Supernova’ (8/31)

Minnesota Brass’ tradition of excellence continued as it performed “Supernova” for the final time this season. The corps finished in second place Sunday night at the DCA World Championships in Rochester, N.Y., marking its sixth top-2 finish in the past seven years. Members and staff embraced the excitement of the competition while also expressing their […]

Members’ diary: ‘Supernova’ lights up DCA prelims (8/30)

Minnesota Brass started Saturday with an early-morning rehearsal filled with anticipation for its afternoon performance at DCA prelims in Rochester. And what a show it was. It might have been broad daylight, but “Supernova” lit up the crowd and judging panel at Sahlen’s Stadium — good enough for a score of 96.4 and a move […]