benjamin-perthelBenjamin Perthel joined Milwaukee Festival Brass in 2007 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, having earned a Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis in Music Education. A multi-instrumentalist, he has performed with many Milwaukee area music groups, including Milwaukee Festival Brass and Lakeshore Symphonic Band, on trumpet, cornet, tenor horn and French horn. He also maintains a private lesson studio and directs the pit orchestra for Germantown High School’s musical productions.

He resides in Menomonee Falls with his wife, Katie, where he runs Perthel Homes, Inc., with his family and also works as a real estate broker. Beyond work and music he enjoys traveling, photography and food.