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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.

2022 Audition Information

The drumline consists of snares, tenors, and basses. Auditions will be held on campus on Wednesday, May 11; more information can be found by clicking here.

2022-2023 Spirit of the Carolinas Drumline

Joseph Van Hassel - Percussion Coordinator

Drumline personnel TBA following auditions

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