Solo Cornet

York Eminence
Alliance 2A
Music Heroes:
Phil Smith, Wynton Marsalis

A graduate of the DePaul University School of Music, Andy has studied trumpet with Matt Lee, John Hagstrom, and David Inmon. He currently teaches band at London Middle School (Wheeling, IL) and trumpet at the McHenry County Music Center.

Andy joined the Chicago Brass Band in 2005. In both 2008 and 2010, he won first prize in the North American Brass Band Association high brass technical solo competition. He also won, "Most Outstanding Brass Soloist" in the 2013 US Open Brass Band Championships.

Other groups he has played with include the Old Dominion Brass Quintet, and the Evanston, Wheaton, and Lake Shore Symphonies.