violist & string teacher
A native of Dover, Ohio, Trevor Andrews holds a Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music in Viola Performance from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Trevor’s primary teachers have been Peter Slowik, John Graham, Carol Rodland, and Kathryn Lockwood.
Trevor is currently a violist with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and has performed with ensembles across New England including the Boston Chamber Symphony, Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony, Colby Symphony Orchestra, Bates College Orchestra, 240 Strings, Jean's Playhouse, 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, the ensemble 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 online and in person at his private studio in Lincoln, Maine.
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 Twitch, where he streams games like Apex Legends and Escape from Tarkov alongside his viola playing.