Andrew Willmott is the senior trumpet instructor at the Westport Music Center(in addition to teaching piano and a variety of brass instruments), where he teaches students of all ages and levels of ability. Mr. Willmott is also an active performer in the greater New York City area where he actively plays in a variety of styles from classical to contemporary.
Originally from Westport, CT, Mr. Willmott attended the University of Connecticut where, as a student he performed with their highly acclaimed faculty ensemble, the UConn brass quintet.
Prior to attending UConn, Mr. Willmott attended New England Music Camp from 1979 to 1985, and returned as a counselor in 1986 and 1987. He also received the Semper Fidelis award from the United States Marine Corp, awarded for superior achievement as a soloist. After attending college, Mr. Willmott pursued a variety of playing opportunities, including work with the Connecticut All-Star Big Band, Laco Deczi Cellula, Cubistic Jack, the Glenn Miller Orchestra. and productions of many Broadway shows. In addition, Mr. Willmott also plays in the Renaissance Brass Quintet. Mr. Willmott also has twenty years of experience as a music educator and clinician in Southern Connecticut, where he continues to focus on performance and private music instruction.