From 1987 until 2013, Andrea Artley was a flutist with The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" in Washington, D.C. From 2000 to 2013, she was principal flute and soloist with the organization performing in venues across the U.S., Europe, and China. During her years with "Pershing's Own," Andrea performed in numerous live televised concerts and events where U.S. presidents, visiting heads of state and dignitaries were in attendance. As a freelance performer and as a member of the The U.S, Army Band she was an active chamber musician, performing at the White House, Capitol, State Department, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Library of Congress and the National Cathedral.
In September 2013, Andrea Artley began coaching woodwinds as part of the CSYSA. Andrea became an Adjunct Professor of Flute at CSU-Pueblo in 2014. In 2016 Andrea joined with fellow music faculty at CSU-Pueblo, for chamber music concerts in Chengdu, China. Andrea performs regularly as Co-Principal Flute with the Pueblo Symphony. She also plays with the Steamboat Symphony and has been a substitute flutist with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. Ms. Artley collaborates with guitarist and CSU-P faculty member, Ben Johnson. Their duo, The Mountain Aire Duo, can be heard in recital throughout the Front Range. Andrea earned a degree in flute performance from DePaul University in Chicago. She resides with her husband and two children in Monument, Colorado. Andrea Artley is a Miyazawa Performing Artist.