Mr. Bert Lerini is currently an Adjunct teacher at Washington & Jefferson College, is the Percussion Coach of the River City Youth Brass Band, the Drumline Instructor at Quaker Valley High School and maintains a private teaching studio.  He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Lerini has extensive experience as a teacher and performer.  He performs regularly with the Wheeling Symphony, the Elite Showband, Will E Tri and the Bluescaters, and the worship team at the River Franklin Park.  He has appeared with the Youngstown Symphony, Erie Philharmonic, the New Sousa Band and National Broadway touring productions of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” and “Little Shop of Horrors.”  He has backed Bobby Vinton, Regis Philbin, Sandy Durcan, Kristin Chenoweth, Jim Nabors, and Don Rickles among others.  His students have won numerous sholarships, awards, and performance opportunities.  Mr. Lerini also works at Drummer’s Service in Emsworth.  He lives in Hopewell Township.

E-mail: bertlerini@gmail.com