WMS Band Directors
Mr. Andrew Hunter
Andrew Hunter is both a professional performer and music educator. He holds his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Western Illinois University and Master’s of Music Education from VanderCook College of Music. Andrew has taught at Wauconda Middle School in Wauconda, Illinois since 2007 and overseen growth in the program from 50 students to over 200.
In addition to teaching, Andrew can be heard performing regularly with the Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble. He was also a member of the Chicago Brass Band for nine years, where his playing has been reviewed as “truly outstanding, handling difficult, pianissimo high entries easily, and time and again delivering flawless, gorgeous sound and great musicality.” In addition to his work with the CBGO and CBB, Andrew finds time to perform with the Big Top Circus Band and many other ensembles throughout the Chicago area.
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