SSG Andrew Fremder joined The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" Ceremonial Band in August of 2013. Hailing from Cedarburg, Wisconsin, he completed his bachelor's in Music Performance from Indiana University in 2011 as a Jacobs Scholar and his master's from Baylor University in the spring of 2013. An award winning chamber musician, Andrew helped lead the Baylor University Trumpet Ensemble to the National Trumpet Competition finals twice, earning 1st place in the Spring of 2013.
An avid freelancer, and passionate for studio work, Fremder has recorded on several A-list Christian records for Provident Label Group LLC, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, including Tenth Avenue North and Grammy Winner Chris Tomlin.
While at Baylor University, Fremder played with the Waco Symphony Orchestra, Imperial Brass, and the Dallas Wind Symphony as well as attending the Brevard Music Festival in 2012. His primary teachers include Mark Niehaus, John Rommel, Wiff Rudd, Mark Schubert, and Mark Hughes.