Jason Riesterer begins his 11th year as field assistant with the UW Band.  He served as a member of the UW trumpet section for five years, the last year as section leader.  During his time at UW, he was also a member of UW’s Band Staff.  Jason is a graduate of Valders High School, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education, and went on to complete his master’s degree in education from Walden University.  Jason is currently in his ninth year of teaching.  He is presently employed as the High School Band Instructor for the Brodhead School District.  Jason and his wife Beth and daughter Brynn live in Evansville.