Andrew Bush is currently a graduate student at the University of Louisville where he is pursuing a master’s degree in saxophone performance. Prior to his graduate school work he was at Morehead State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in music education where he graduated with honors, cum laude. During his time at Morehead State he was a participant in the 2011 Gallagher Competition, a concerto competition where only juniors who are the highest in their class in academics and musicianship can compete. His musical pursuits have also lent him to travel around the country to perform in places such as New York City, Washington D.C., and Orlando. He made his first foray into international performance where he was part of the 2012 Morehead State University Symphonic Band International Tour where he performed in Beijing and Tianjin under the direction of Dr. Richard Miles. His most recent performance was with the University of Louisville Symphonic Band under the direction of Dr. Amy Acklin at the 2016 CBDNA conference in Charleston where he was a featured soloist on the soprano saxophone playing the “Concerto Grosso for saxophone quartet and orchestra or band” by William Bolcomb. He has also been a part of and attended numerous masterclasses from some of the most well recognized saxophone teachers and performers internationally such as Joe Luloff, James Bunte, Tim McCallister, Otis Murphy, John Sampen, and Fred Hemke. His prior teachers are Dr. Nathan Nabb, Dr. Johnny Salinas, Dr. Masahito Sugihara, and currently Dr. Adam McCord.