Sonor Days 2010: Bad Berleburg-Aue, Germany, May 29-30
Artist biography Robert Brenner
Marching drumming specialist Robert Brenner is Chef of Heeresmusikkorps 300 in Koblenz, germany.
In 1990 Robert Brenner became a member of the Military Music Service of The German Federal Armed Forces and in that framework completed his studies in Orchestral Music and Instrumental Pedagogy, receiving his diploma with "Special Honors."
After the position of first percussionist in The Central Band of The German Federal Armed Forces/ Siegburg, Germany, Robert Brenner studied conducting with Professor Wolfgang Trommer (General Music Director of The Symphony Orchestra/ Aachen and Robert-Schumann-Hochschule/ Düsseldorf, Germany).
From 1997 - 2007 Robert Brenner was the Educational Officer, taught the Percussion Department and conducted the Big Band, as well as one of the two Symphonic Wind Orchestra of The School of Military Music of The German Federal Armed Forces/ Hilden, Germany.
In 2007 - 2009 Robert Brenner was the Assistant Chief Officer-Conductor of The German Military Army Band 300/ Coblenz, Germany.
Not only since Robert Brenner won the first prize of the National Music Contest of SWF in Baden-Baden, Germany and also as a result of his successful interpretation of the "Geigy Festival Concerto" by Professor Rolf Liebermann, is he considered an expert in the fields of Rudimental and Basler Drumming, as well as the Moeller Drum Technique.
Especially Heinz Borchers, Toni Roeder, Sperie Karas, Wolfgang Basler, Arnold Goffing, Alfons Grieder, Dr. Nick Petrella and Jim Chapin supported, furthered and helped him mold his technical talents into musical expression.
Robert Brenner has now been given the post of Assistant Chief Officer-Conductor of The School of Military Music of The German Federal Armed Forces/ Düsseldorf, Germany.