bernie-gilbertBernie Gilbert was born in Wisconsin and raised on a dairy farm.  As an adult, he wandered aimlessly along the back, rustic roads until he met a traveling musician.  They married and, through her love for music, he was encouraged to pursue his interest in percussion.

Bernie has had the opportunity to perform with two NABBA Divisional champions (Milwaukee Festival Brass and Madison Brass band).  In addition, he performs with the 1st Brigade Band out of Watertown, Wisconsin and numerous community bands.