deb-gilbertDeb Gilbert is currently the Bursar for UW-Whitewater.  She is a CPA, working in government most of her career.  Having grown up in a musical family with a mother who sang in the church choir and a father who was a band director for many years in small towns across Minnesota, Deb has a passion for music and plays in several musical groups.  Foremost are the brass bands (Milwaukee Festival Brass, Madison Brass Band, 1st Brigade Band), followed by several community bands (Palmyra-Eagle, Lake Mills, Waunakee), a blues ensemble (the Kettle Moraine Blues) and the newly formed UW-Whitewater University band.  Influenced still by her father, she plays a variety of instruments, from piccolo, pennywhistle and flute to euphonium, baritone, tenor horn and cornet, to percussion and piano.