Andrew E. Lawson
Andrew E. Lawson is an American composer, arranger, orchestrator, teacher, and horn player. He is the Band Director at Springfield Middle School just north of Nashville, Tennessee. Andrew devotes his time away from Springfield to music composition and performance. He is a two-time winner of the Dallas Wind Symphony’s international fanfare composition contest, an arranger and orchestrator for Sovereign Grace Music, and composes music for middle school, high school, university, and professional bands and orchestras across the United States. As a performer, Andrew frequently appears in regional bands and orchestras in Middle and East Tennessee, and is a member of the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band in Crossville, TN.
Andrew studied Instrumental Music Education at Tennessee Technological University. During his time at TTU, he was a member of the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, University Orchestra, Bryan Symphony Orchestra, Horn Choir, Clarion Wind Quintet, Aureus Wind Quintet, and the Golden Eagle Marching Band. He has also performed with the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra, United States Navy Band, and United States Army Field Band.
Andrew's professional affiliations include active memberships in the Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association (MTSBOA), Tennessee Music Educators Association (TMEA), Tennessee Bandmasters Association (TBA), High School Band Director's National Association (HSBDNA), National Band Association (NBA), American Society of Composers, Authors, and
Publishers (ASCAP), and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).