Andrea Norman (BMus, MMus)
Originally from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Andrea Norman is a recent graduate of the Master of Music program with a focus on trombone performance at the University of British Columbia under the study of Peder MacLellan. Before moving to British Columbia in 2018, Andrea received her undergraduate degree from the University of Lethbridge under the study of Nick Sullivan.
Andrea has helped facilitate many music education programs and events, such as MusiCamp Alberta from 2013-2018, UBC Brassfest in 2019 and Windfest in 2020 as a main coordinator, early brass education workshops, and coaching the low brass sectionals of UBC’s Concert Winds. Andrea currently works as an administrator for the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra. With a passion for teaching, Andrea strives to engage the student throughout the entire learning process.
Andrea has attended and performed at various music festivals in the past, including National Academy Orchestra 2019 and 2020, the Harrogate International Music festival, and MusicFest Canada with the Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra. Andrea has been a guest soloist in many different capacities, such as the 2017 University of Lethbridge Brass Day, a featured soloist at the 2018 University of Lethbridge Chancellor’s Dinner, and with many other fine arts showcases in and around Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, and Vancouver. Currently, Andrea is a freelance musician and a member of the Thunderbird Brass Quintet and the Vancouver Brass Collective, among others.