Andrew Wilson is an active freelance and recording artist in the National Capital Region and is the principal trumpet of both the Arlington Philharmonic and the Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra. He retired in 2011 as the solo and principal cornet from The United States Air Force Concert Band in Washington, D.C.
Andrew is the solo cornet with
Virginia Grand Military Band, soprano cornet with the Brass Band of Northern Virginia and can be heard as principal trumpet on numerous educational recordings for Belwin, Alfred, and Robert W. Smith music publishers. He also frequently appears at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington National Cathedral performing
in orchestras for choral and theater companies, and has performed with the Alexandria and Maryland symphony orchestras.
Andrew maintains a private teaching studio and is the trumpet instructor at Episcopal
High School in Alexandria and The Potomac School in McLean. In the fall of 2019, he
lectured at Penn State University in State College as a sabbatical replacement. He has
received a Bachelor of Music degree from The Ohio State University, a Master of Music
degree from The Catholic University of America, and a Master of Arts in the Humanities
degree from American Public University.