The Marching Percussion Ensemble at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is made up of music majors, as well as students from outside the school of music who hold an interest in the world of marching percussion. The MPE performs on Yamaha marching percussion instruments.
2020 Audition Information
The drumline consists of snares, tenors, basses, and front ensemble. Auditions will be held May 6, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. Note: all members of the drumline are required to wear hearing protection.
2019-2020 Spirit of the Carolinas Drumline
Joseph Van Hassel - Percussion Coordinator
Phillip Brown, section leader
Aaron Scott, section leader
Kentrell Baines, section leader
Caleb Gilbert, section leader
Alexis Branch, keyboard
Andrea Carter, bass, section leader
Angelica Copeland, auxiliary percussion
Sharniece Mckinney, drumset
The MPE rehearses and performs with the UNCP marching band Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:35 to 6:00. Anyone who is interested in auditioning for the Marching Percussion Ensemble please contact Joseph Van Hassel at (910) 522-5705, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.