Staff Sergeant Andrew Fowler joined the United States Air Force Academy Band, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, in 2013. Recently, he joined the Band of the West in San Antonio, TX. He also deployed as a member of the AFCENT Band Blue Steel in 2017 entertaining troops and performing community outreach across Southeast Asia and Africa. In addition to his performance duties, SSgt Fowler is the Awards and Decorations NCO, Load Crew Chief, and also works in the band’s repair shop.
Sergeant Fowler was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. His primary teachers include Phillip Aikman, Mike Kuntz, and Jon Burgess. In 2008, he was selected as split lead trumpet in the Disney All-American College Band under the direction of Dr. Ron McCurdy. SSgt Fowler earned a Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from Texas Christian University in 2009. His professional credits include performances with Wayne Bergeron, Jon Faddis, Mike Vax, Rich Baptist, Greg Fields, Jiggs Whigham, Adonis Rose, and Wynton Marsalis. He is also an accomplished instructor of private trumpet lessons.
2009 Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX