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Andrew Stetson

Andrew StetsonDr. Andrew Stetson, Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Texas Tech University, has concertized throughout the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, the Dominican Republic, Russia and Venezuela. As an orchestral musician, he has performed frequently with the Albany Symphony Orchestra (NY) and the Boston Philharmonic. In addition to performances with the Texas Tech Faculty Brass Quintet, Dr. Stetson has recently performed with Boston Chamber Music Society and as part of the Monadnock Music Festival. As a soloist, Dr. Stetson placed in the International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition, and has performed in the live rounds of the National Trumpet Competition.

Committed to the educational and social development capabilities of music, Dr. Stetson is a member of the Harvard-based Music Education for Social Development Agency. Through the efforts of this organization he has performed and taught at the Dominican music festival Acordes de Esperanza, a festival promoting unity and peace between Haitian and Dominican youths. Additionally, he has published an article about social development within the Venezuelan El Sistema program for a recent edition of the Journal for Learning through Music.

Dr. Stetson received the Bachelor of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Master of Music degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Boston University. His principal studies have been with Charles Schlueter, Eric Berlin, Terry Everson, and Thomas Siders.

To contact Andrew Stetson, email andrew.stetson@ttu.edu.