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Thank You to Our 2022 Season Sponsors!

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COVID-19 Guidelines

We're excited to be back to in-person shows for the 2022 MPA season! With everyone's health and safety in mind, we are following the mask requirements of show venues that have them. Please carefully check each event page to see whether that venue requires masks for spectators. All spectators are expected to follow the venue's rules to ensure a successful and fun event for all. 

Live Stream of the Shows

We are offering a virtual live stream option for each regular-season MPA show this year. We will do our best to have the live stream up and running, but because different show venues might have Wi-Fi and other limitations, the live stream might go down once in a while. If that happens, please refresh our YouTube page and try again. 

Because we cannot guarantee the live stream for each regular-season show will always be up, we are making it free. But we are accepting and encouraging donations. All donations will go to that show's host group and MPA. 

Thank you for considering donating for this service and helping the show host and MPA!


Please note only some shows will have printed show programs available this year, and those may be for sale. A free show program (PDF) will be available for every show here:

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Get all the info for our 2022 competitions!

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See the scores from our 2022 competitions!

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Get the info on our 2022 ensembles, including where they will be competing!

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Congratulations to Our 2020 Scholarship Winners!

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MPA is proud to award five $500 scholarships in 2020: four for higher education and one for drum corps. In addition, one of the college scholarships is designated as the Kayla Koranda Memorial Scholarship (see more about this special scholarship below).

Congratulations to our scholarship winners! And thank you to all the very impressive applicants.


College scholarships:

  • Cole Carlson: Buffalo HS (Kayla Koranda Memorial College Scholarship)
  • Daniel Vazquez: Burnsville HS
  • Caleb Nadeau: Forest Lake HS
  • Griffin Laihinen: Rosemount HS

Drum corps scholarship:

  • Kylie Johnson: Dassel-Cokato HS and River City Rhythm

Kayla Koranda Memorial Scholarship

Kayla Koranda loved music and was heavily involved in music and fine arts at Rochester Lourdes High School. She enjoyed playing the flute, the vibraphone, the piano, singing, and performing in plays. Kayla was part of the Lourdes Marching Band, Concert Band, Pep Band, the Hi-lighters Jazz Band, Jazz Lab Ensembles, and the Winter Drumline. Kayla brought a huge smile, strong leadership, and wonderful kindness to all of these activities. She was always first to pitch in to help and had a special way of making sure everyone felt included. After Kayla graduated from Lourdes High School in 2013, she went to attend the University of Minnesota and joined MBI Indoor Percussion. Kayla was tragically killed in January 2014 while trying to help a friend. As one of the ways to help remember and honor Kayla, her family created the Kayla Koranda Memorial College Scholarship.