About Mr Andrew Evans

Growing out of his background as an orchestral trumpeter, Andrew Evan is currently researching the role and fate of the three trumpeters aboard the Dutch East Indies ship "Batavia", and reproducing the trumpet found at the 1629 wreck site.

Andrew Evans is Lecturer in Trumpet and Chair of the Brass Studies Unit at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. With a background in Symphony Orchestras, Andrew’s research interests include preparing students for an increasing diverse career in music. Andrew is also researching the role and fate of the three trumpeters aboard the "Batavia" (1628) and reproducing a trumpet based on fragments found at the wreck site. This important discovery will highlight that this trumpet is perhaps the first example of a European musical instrument to be found on Australian shores.

Selected publications

For more information about publications see my academic profile.