Dan Brickner is starting his first year as a Graduate Assistant for the University of Wisconsin Madison Band Drumline. Dan is from Alton, IL and graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance. He previously studied with Jamie Ryan. While at Eastern, he participated in numerous ensembles including the Panther Marching Band, Wind Symphony, and Percussion Ensemble. He is a member of the Percussive Society and is attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison to pursue a Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance.