Kenny Bierschenk (b 1959) is an American conductor, trumpeter and composer.
Mr. Bierschenk holds a bachelor's degree in music education from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Music degree in conducting from the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. Since graduating from CCM in 1980, Mr. Bierschenk has held positions as a high school band director at several schools in Houston, Texas, as well as Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Bierschenk has also served as conductor of the Mount Community Concert Band since 1995.
Bierschenk is now retired after a 33-year career as a high school band director. After years of arranging for his own marching band shows, he began writing concert band arrangements in 2003, several of which have been published and widely performed by high school, university, and community bands around the country, as well as a number of military service bands.
As a performer, Mr. Bierschenk has considerable experience as a member of community bands, orchestras, and choral groups, including Symphony North of Houston, the Klein Wind Ensemble of Houston, The Houston Symphony Chorus and Cincinnati's May Festival Chorus. He has also been active as a performer on trumpet with the North Houston Brass Quintet and the Queen City Conical Brass Ensemble of Cincinnati. He performs regularly as a trumpet soloist at several churches in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area.
Works for Winds
- A Christmas Celebration (as arranger)
- Civil War Echoes
- Doughboy Salute
- A Festive Christmas (as arranger) (2010)
- Let Freedom Ring! (as arranger) (2010)
- The Twelve Days of Christmas (as arranger)
- "Kenny Bierschenk." Mount Community Concert Band. Web. Accessed 9 December 2017
- Kenny Bierschenk, personal correspondence, December 2020