Andrew Lott has been Principal Trumpet of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic since 2015 and Trumpet Professor at Purdue University-Fort Wayne since 2016. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Trumpet Performance from Baylor University in 2012 where he was a student of Wiff Rudd and a member of the first Baylor Trumpet Ensemble to win 1st place at the National Trumpet Competition. He received his Master’s Degree from Indiana University where he was a student of John Rommel and served as the Associate Instructor of Trumpet. In 2018, Andy soloed on Shostakovich Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and performed Copland’s Quiet City with the Purdue Fort Wayne Symphonic Wind Ensemble. He has also performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony and Houston Symphony.