Joe Asleson

Joe Asleson is a marching percussion educator and designer from Minneapolis, MN. 2013 will mark his second year as snare technician for the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps. He currently serves as the Battery Caption Head and Arranger at Eden Prairie High School for the group’s marching band as well as Battery Arranger and Visual Designer for their PSO ensemble, currently heading into their second year. Joe is also starting his fourth year on staff with Minnesota Brass Indoor (PIW) as snare technician, and this year he adds the role of Visual Coordinator. He has instructed at various high schools in Minnesota and offers private lessons to several students in the Twin Cities area.

In 2008 Joe performed with the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, serving as snare section leader for his age-out season. He also performed with Music City Mystique (2009 bronze medalist) as a member of the snareline. His performing career started and ended with Minnesota Brass Drum & Bugle Corps (2005-2006, 2009-2010) where he was section leader for the 2010 season, earning high percussion honors. Joe has had the privilege of learning from great instructors such as Roger Carter, Casey Brohard, Tim Maynard, Carl Eppler, Joe Hobbs, Shane Gwaltney, Mike Ferry and Joel Matuzak.

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