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.
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.
He is a most welcome workshop docent at the Folkwang University of The Arts/ Essen, as well as the National Academy for Youth Music Education/ Trossingen and numerous other academies.
Since his successful interpretation of the “Geigy Festival Concerto” by Professor Rolf Liebermann, Robert Brenner has become known as an expert in the areas of Rudimental and Basler Drumming, as well as the Moeller Drum Technique.
His talent to combine the technique with the musicality promoted particularly: Heinz Borchers, Toni Roeder, Sperie Karas, Wolfgang Basler, Arnold Goffing, Alfons Grieder, Dr. Nick Petrella and Jim Chapin.