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Robert Gurrola To Head Up Brass Education Workshop, Cindy Bach To Assist

Minnesota Brass is excited to announce that Mr. Robert Gurrola will be assuming the role of program director for MBI’s new Brass Education Workshop. Longtime MBI member and marching arts advocate Cindy Bach will be assisting as well. Both Cindy and Robert have been involved with Minnesota Brass in many ways throughout the years and […]

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Minnesota Brass Opening Day 2020

Following a 2nd place finish at the DCI SoundSport Championships in 2019, Minnesota Brass Drum and Bugle Corps is gearing up to kick off our 74th competitive season in 2020. The first rehearsal will be held after the WGI winter seasons have ended at 6:30 P.M. on April 22, at Inver Hills Community College. MBI […]

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Announcing 2020 Bushwackers Brass Team Additions

The Bushwackers are excited to welcome back Alan Chez and John Molloy as Brass Consultants for the 2020 season! Both Al & John are Bushwackers Alumni, as marching members AND having previously been on staff. Alan Chez is well known for playing over 25 years on Late Night and The Late Show with David Letterman. […]

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White Sabers Drum Major Auditions For 2020

The White Sabers Drum and Bugle Corps are excited to announce that we will be starting the process for selecting Drum Majors for the 2020 Season. Below you will find the information and qualifications that we are looking for our on field leadership! Check it out and let us know you’re interested in this exciting […]

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MBI Announces Winds Performance Workshop

Minnesota Brass is pleased to offer a 12-week educational workshop designed to enhance the performance capabilities of brass instrument musicians. Workshop topics include Historical Development of Brass Instruments, History of Brass Instruments in Drum & Bugle Corps, Brass Performance Techniques for Individuals and Ensembles, and Music for Individual & Ensemble Brass Performance. The program also […]

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Meet The 2020 Hawthorne Caballeros Visual Team

Quamel Francis – Visual Choreographer Quamel started marching competitively in 2010 with Excelsior Drum and Bugle Corps. He then went on to join the Hawthorne Caballeros in 2012 and has completed 7 seasons with the corps! His other marching experience includes the Spirit of Stony Brook Marching Band (2013-2017) and the Bluecoats (2016). Quamel has […]

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Meet The 2020 Hawthorne Caballeros Battery Staff

The Hawthorne Caballeros are thrilled to introduce their 2020 battery staff! Kirby Marino – Battery Coordinator Kirby is a percussion educator, adjudicator, and arranger in New Jersey. He started his marching career at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. He then went on to march with the Raiders Drum and Bugle Corps (2012, 2013) […]

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Introducing The 2020 Bushwackers Design Team

We are excited to announce the rest of our 2020 Design Team! Returning in a new role, Jim Dugan is serving as Corps Director, and will also be consulting with the design team. Also returning to continue on last year’s success are Program/Staff Coordinator Billy Zarychta, Artistic Coordinator Lauryn Heller, and Brass Arranger Dennis Argul. […]

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Buell Announces Final Term

DCA held its Annual meeting in Atlanta Georgia over the first weekend of December to a full house of Directors & Administrators. The meeting kicked off with the nomination and reinstatement of the current Board of Directors. Voted in and reelected for a two year term (2020 / 2021) are: Allen Buell / President Pat […]

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Florida Brass Adding To Drumline For 2020

The Florida Brass Drum and Bugle Corps from Brandon, Florida is looking to add to their drum line. If your a snowbird or a full time resident of the Sunshine State, your welcome to join the pride of Florida, The Florida Brass. The Brass has performed in parades and concerts all across the state of […]

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