Andrew Bishop

Andrew Bishop

Position
  • Lecturer, Trumpet

Contact

Contact Info

Simon Estes Music Hall, Rm. 245
2427 Union Drive
Ames
,
IA
50011

Area of Study

  • Music

Education

  • MM Trumpet Performance, University of Missouri, 2005
  • BA Music, Bethany College, 2002
  • BM Trumpet Performance, Wichita State University, 1998

In 2010, Andrew won the Principal Trumpet chair with the Fort Collins Symphony, performing to acclaim Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 on his first Masterworks Concert. He was granted full tenure after his first full season in 2011 and went on to appear with FCS as a featured Guest Artist performing Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat.

While in Colorado, Andrew was also Principal Trumpet with the Colorado Bach Ensemble, Opera Fort Collins, and Canyon Concert Ballet. He has also appeared regularly with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Ballet Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, Boulder Philharmonic, Greeley Philharmonic, Pro Musica Colorado, and Cheyenne Symphony. As a chamber player, Andrew is a Co-Principal Trumpet with the Apollo Chamber Brass, as well as a member of the Boulder Brass. He has also appeared with the Denver Brass, Epic Brass Quintet, Wichita Brass Quintet, and the University of Missouri Faculty Brass Quintet. He has been a trumpet lecturer at the University of Northern Colorado and is also in demand as a featured soloist and clinician.

Andrew also founded his own music engraving business, TrptShallSound Publications, and recently through Art of Sound Music has published "The Andrew Bishop Orchestral Editions," a project that has so far created over 35 modern editions of popular standard orchestral repertoire for trumpet.  The collection can be found at: Art of Sound Music - Andrew Bishop Orchestral Editions 

Andrew enjoys spending his free time arranging music for trumpet, brass quintet, and large brass ensemble. He is a three-time World Champion (self-given title) Cribbage player. He also has an affinity for the game of baseball and faithfully carries on the Bishop family tradition of being loyal St. Louis Cardinals fans.