Drew Hosler is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Saxophone Performance and a Master of Music in Chamber Music from the University of Michigan. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance from Bowling Green State University. An advocate for contemporary music, his performance career has been built on the performance of music by living composers. He current major project is to release his debut solo CD entitled delta waves! You can learn more about his album here: https://andrewhosler.com/deltawaves
As a saxophonist, Drew is an avid performer as a soloist as well as a chamber musician. As a soloist, was selected as a winner of the 49th Bowling Green State University Competition in Music Performance and has performed concerti by Walter Mays and William Albright with the Bowling Green Philharmonia and the Bowling Green State University Concert Band. He has performed at the Cortona Sessions for New Music, University of Kansas New Music Guild, Bowling Green State University ArtsX Festival, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance Imprint Series, Bowling Green State University Praecepta Concerts, International Conference on Saxophone Pedagogy and Performance and various North American Saxophone Alliance Conferences. As a chamber musician, Drew has performed at the New Music Gathering, IDAGIO’s Global Concert Hall Arts@Future, World Saxophone Congress, Bowling Green New Music and Art Festival, Toledo Museum of Art, US Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium, and WGTE Toledo Radio. He has won prizes at the Douglas Wayland Chamber Music Competition. Drew is a the saxophonist for the new music chamber ensemble, The _____ Experiment. In March 2020, they released their debut CD, Conversations, which includes seven world premiere recordings from five different composers. They have performed at schools across the countries including Michigan State University College of Music, The State University of New York at Potsdam Crane School of Music, and the Flint Institute of Music.
Outside of playing the saxophone, Drew and his fiancée, Tess, adopted a kitten named Mulligan almost a year ago, named after the great Hercules Mulligan from Hamilton!