Mr. Andrew Burkemper

Band Director, Concert Band

Fine and Performing Arts

Phone: 630-469-8600

Mr. Burkemper is the Concert Band director at Glenbard West. Currently in his 13th year of teaching, he previously was the Director of Bands at Glenbard North High School and a band teacher at Waubonsie Valley High School. In addition to his teaching duties at Glenbard West, he is also on the band staff at John Hersey High School. Mr. Burkemper graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois. He has also completed Master's Degrees in Music Education and Educational Leadership from VanderCook College of Music and Benedictine University respectively. Mr. Burkemper is a member of the National Band Association, from which he has received a Citation of Excellence. He is also a member of the National Association for Music Education and the Illinois Music Education Association, which he served as the High School Band Representative for District IX. Mr. Burkemper is currently a trombonist with the Northshore Concert Band. He has also performed with the Chicago Brass Band, Illinois Brass Band, and Wheaton Municipal Band.