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Chris Andersen

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Chris Andersen - Vocals / Alto Sax / Bari Sax / Trumpet / Trombone

- Leader of Fat Brass
- Resides in De Pere, Wisconsin

What do I do in the band…

- Lead singer and instrumentalist. 
- Booking, horn arrangements, Midwest PA and Light company.

Why do I play…

“My mother, who studied as a concert pianist, inspired me early on to perform. I joined band in 5th grade as a percussionist, in 8th grade I switched to alto sax, and absolutely love to share music with others!  Whether it be by teaching, or being in front of a live audience, music is my life!”

 

 

Professional credits and experience:

 

- Bachelor of Arts in Music Education and Performance from UW-Green Bay.
- Masters in Arts of Education, Viterbo College, La Crosse.
- 5th and 6th Band Director at Foxview Intermediate School in the De Pere School District.
- Back-up Bob Hope, Pat Boone, Engelbert Humperdinck, Ellis Marsalis, The Temptations, Myron Floren from the Lawrence Welk    

  Show, the Green Bay Packer Band, the Groove Hogs.