WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) -- WWG — Things sometimes come together as if they were meant to be. With band director Brenda Derickson requesting a years leave of absence, the WWG board had to scramble to fill her position. Enter, local man, Brad Gertner, a recent music grad from South Dakota State University in Brookings.
Gertner was born and raised in rural Westbrook on his parents, Brad and Deb Gertner's, dairy farm. His brother Corey is married and he and his wife Liz are both CPA’s with H&R Block in Appleton, WI.
Gertner has a Bachelor of Music degree, a Bachelor of Arts degree, and a German minor.
He will be teaching jr. and sr. high band, general music, pep band, marching band, jazz band and individual lessons.
His interests include woodworking, riding bike, reading, swimming, repairing things on the farm, or anything that he feels like doing when he has time.
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