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As an orchestral musician, Dr. Andrew Stetson is currently the Principal Trumpet of the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra in Steamboat Springs, CO. He has performed with the Alabama Symphony, Albany Symphony (NY), Arkansas Symphony,  Boston Philharmonic, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, Houston Symphony, and Lubbock Symphony. In addition to performances with the Texas Tech Faculty Brass Quintet, Dr. Stetson has performed with the Boston Chamber Music Society and the Monadnock Music Festival. As a soloist, Dr. Stetson presents numerous recitals throughout the United States and has appeared as a featured soloist with all of the major ensembles at Texas Tech and the Lakeridge Chamber Orchestra. Prior to his appointment at Texas Tech, he placed in the International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition and performed in the National Trumpet Competition’s live rounds.


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Rise Above


NOW AVAILABLE: “Rise Above” ­– music for solo trumpet and orchestra, wind ensemble, piano, and electronics featuring the Texas Tech University Orchestra and Symphonic Band

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“Performing throughout the United States as a trumpeter, I always strive to use music as an expressive tool in each of the various settings in which I work. Whether in a trumpet section with critically acclaimed orchestras or on stage during a solo recital, my goal is always the same; to inspire and entertain audiences with intriguing and captivating performances.”

Andrew Stetson


C.V. / Resume

Michael Mikulka’s Concerto for Solo Trumpet and Wind Ensemble
Recorded live with the Texas Tech University Symphonic Band


Joseph Turrin’s Chronicles for Solo Trumpet and Wind Ensemble
Recorded live with the Texas Tech University Symphonic Band

Recent Solo Performances

Orquestra Sinfônica do Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Arutunian—Concerto (2022)

Lakeridge Chamber Orchestra, Lubbock, TX
Neruda –Concerto (2019)

Texas Tech University Ensembles                                                                                  
Solo with Concert Band
Arutunian—Concerto (2019)

Solo with Wind Ensemble
Petrov—Concerto (2018)

Solo with Orchestra
Stephenson–Concerto No. 3 (2018)                                       

Solo with Symphonic Band
Mikulka—Concerto No. 1  (2017)

Solo with Symphonic Band
Turrin–Chronicles (2015)

Solo with Wind Ensemble
Jolivet–Concerto No. 2 (2013)

International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition 
Awarded Second Place Prize (2008)