Andy Wilds is a saxophonist and music educator based in Boston, Massachusetts. He has performed with such acclaimed groups as the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, the Austin Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Texas Wind Ensemble, as well as the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and the Round Top Festival Orchestra. He has also performed professionally with a variety of chamber ensembles, including saxophone quartet, reed quintet, and saxophone ensemble. Wilds can be heard on several recordings, including the most recent TexSax album, Over the Rainbow and Bach Again, the debut album from the Austin Saxophone Ensemble, Plunge, as well as the 2016 release from the University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Wine-Dark Sea.
Andy earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. He earned a Master’s Degree in Music Performance also from the University of Texas where he studied with Professor Harvey Pittel, serving as Teaching Assistant for the saxophone studio. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the New England Conservatory, where he studies saxophone with Ken Radnofsky.