John Bergmann:
Eb Cornet & Bandmaster


John Bergmann

John Bergmann lives in Bloomington, IL with his high-school-sweetheart wife Carmen. They have three children. After earning BS and MS degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, John worked as a structural engineer for 19 months before returning to Illinois State University to earn a second bachelor's degree in physics education. His first and only job in education has been at his alma mater, Normal Community High School in Normal, IL, where he has taught chemistry and physics since 1997.

John has also served as the Science Department Building Chair at NCHS since 2006. He is a National Board Certified Teacher, an avid vegetable gardener, and a member of American Mensa. John first started playing with the 33rd in 1998, and he is truly honored to have served as bandmaster and narrator since 2017.


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