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Perry Hall High School
Mildred Ruth Reiner
Mildred Ruth Reiner

Mildred Ruth Reiner, an accomplished trumpet player and champion of music education in Baltimore County's public schools, died March 22 of complications from a stroke and breast cancer in Plymouth, Vt. The native Northeast Baltimore resident was 83. Known as "Aunt Millie" to her students, Ms. Reiner spent nearly her entire life and career learning, teaching, performing and conducting music. Even after retiring she traveled with the Middle River Concert Band, conducted by her brother Raymond Reiner, to perform at retirement homes. Early last year, after playing the French horn at the Glen Meadows Retirement Home in Glen Arm, Ms. Reiner learned she had been entertaining...