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Andrew Wainwright

Andrew Wainwright is the Composer in Residence to Virtuosi GUS Band (UK) and Artistic Advisor to The Illinois Brass Band (USA). Andrew’s music is regularly performed by brass bands, wind bands, orchestras and choirs around the world and features on over 20 commercial recordings, including a CD of entirely his music, ‘Christmas Fantasia – The Music of Andrew Wainwright’, recorded by Virtuosi GUS Band. In addition, he has been commissioned to write solos for internationally renowned brass soloists Brett Baker, David Daws, David Childs, Chris Jeans, Craig Lewis, James Fountain, Les Neish, Michael Baker and Sheona White, and ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent star Faryl Smith and former BBC Radio 2 Choirgirl of the Year, Lucy Rhodes. In 2014, Andrew’s work ‘The Smoke That Thunders’ was selected as a finalist in the Salford International Composer’s Competition, and in 1997 he was a finalist in television’s Performance, The Arts Channel’s Young Composer of the Year for Great Britain.

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