Andrea RowlisonAndrea Rowlison

Andrea Rowlison, Trombone, Jazz Orchestra(back to musicians page)

Favorite Quote:
"As ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me."

Favorite composer(s) to listen to?
Miles Davis and Howard Hanson

Favorite composer(s) to perform?
Rogers & Hart and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Random Fact:
I run a wedding music business and am addicted to popcorn.

Andrea Rowlison was the first female trombonist to perform with the Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Harry James Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Sy Zentner Orchestra, Universal Studios Brass Band and many other national and local bands. Miss Rowlison received her musical training at the Interlochen Arts Academy, Bowling Green State University and the University of North Texas where she completed Bachelor and Master of Music degrees and course work toward a doctorate. Artists Miss Rowlison has performed with include Dizzy Gillespie, Nancy Wilson, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Ray Charles, Tito Puente, Carl Fontana, Bill Watrous, Dave Steinmeyer, Louis Bellson, Kenny Drew, Jr., Mills Brothers, Sandi Patti, Marian McPartland, Teresa Brewer, The Fifth Dimension, O’Jays, Temptations, Four Tops, Englebert Humperdink, Barry Manilow, Shirley Jones, Rufus Reid, Rossana Vitro, Renee Rosnes, JoAnn Castle, Joe Piscopo, Rick Margitza, Tim Hagans, Percy Sledge, The Supremes, Gloria Gaynor, and the Harry James, Guy Lombardo, Xavier Cugat, Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Sam Rivers, Larry Elgart, and Nelson Riddle Orchestras. She has performed for the Ringling Brothers – Barnum and Bailey Circus, Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line, Toledo Symphony, Sigmund Romberg Orchestra, Brevard Symphony, Orlando Philharmonic, Orlando Symphony, West Coast Symphony, Flagler Symphony, Grand Travers Bay Symphony, Space Coast Pops and Monarch Brass. Miss Rowlison was solo jazz artist for the 2006 and 2010 International Women’s Brass Conferences. She was the director of Jazz Studies at Seminole Community College for five years, faculty at Rollins College and Valencia Community College and is currently and trombonist for Universal Studios, Florida Lakes Symphony, The Villages Orchestra and the Walt Disney World Orchestra and owner of Wedding music business which you can find at