Northeastern Wisconsin Concert Band
Serving musicians in the Wisconsin Counties of Brown, Marinette,
Oconto, Shawano, and Michigan's Menominee and Dickinson Counties

  Meet the Conductors 
of the N.E.W. Concert Band

Mr. Glen Reinke

Glen received his BA in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, WI and his Masters from Lesley College.  He taught in Wisconsin's public schools for 33 years.  His first two years were in Gibraltar Area Schools, teaching grades 5 -12 instrumental music; he taught 21 years in the Peshtigo School District responsible for grades 7 - 12; and taught ten years at Marinette High School and Middle School before he retired at the end of the 2007-08 school year.  

He is a director of the N.E.W. Concert  Band, a member of the National Band Association, MENC and WMEA.  Glen is an avid golfer and lover of music.  He and his wife Debbie (also a member of the N.E.W. Band) have two married daughters.

Mr. Robert Berndt

Mr. Berndt, for the past ten years has been the Superintendent/Principal of the Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine School District.  Prior to coming to Pembine, Bob taught instrumental music grades 5 through 12 for 28 years at the Crivitz School District.  He received his B.A. in music from Carroll College and his Masters in Music from UW-Stevens Point.  His Administrative Degree was completed at Winona State in Minnesota.  As an Administrator, Bob continues to be active in the field of music, serving on Board of Directors for the Wisconsin School Music Association and the Wisconsin Foundation for School Music.  He is also an active adjudicator, and performs regularly with the German Band "Dorf Kapelle".