A native of Dover, Ohio, Trevor Andrews holds a Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from the Eastman School of Music (2011) and a Master of Music in Viola Performance from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2013). Trevor’s primary teachers have been Peter Slowik at Oberlin College during high school, John Graham and Carol Rodland at Eastman, and Kathryn Lockwood at UMass.
Trevor is currently a violist with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. He actively performs with ensembles throughout Maine including the Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony, Colby Symphony Orchestra, Bates College Orchestra, University of Southern Maine faculty ensemble, 240 Strings, and Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival. Other notable past engagements include the Boston Chamber Symphony, Rivers Symphony Orchestra (MA), and Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Trevor has also participated in numerous summer programs including the Credo Chamber Music Festival, Bowdoin Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, and the College Light Opera Company.
While at Eastman and UMass, Trevor gained substantial experience teaching music. At UMass Trevor was a part of the Graduate String Quartet Program. In addition to traveling and performing across Massachusetts and New England with the ensemble, they organized and ran a string quartet coaching and seminar in Canada. He also taught and organized lessons and group lessons with the viola majors and non-majors associated with Smith College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, and UMass. While living in Boston, Trevor taught strings at Marlborough High School and Weston High School and was the Orchestra Manager at The Rivers School Conservatory in Weston. He currently teaches students in his private studio in the Portland, ME area.
When Trevor is not immersed in music, he enjoys playing soccer, rooting for Chelsea FC, and being outdoors with his dog Charlie. Trevor is also an active content creator on Mixer, where he streams games like Apex Legends and ARK: Survival Evolved alongside his viola playing.