Calgary based trumpeter André Wickenheiser began his musical studies at Mount Royal University where he completed an Artist Diploma in jazz performance. From there, he went on to finish both a Bachelors Degree, and Masters Degree in jazz performance at McGill University in Montreal.

André has performed with internationally renowned artists including Pete Christlieb, Joe Labarbera, Brad Turner, PJ Perry, Tommy Banks, Jens Lindemann, Allen Vizzutti, Eli Bennett, and James Zollar.

André is enjoying a busy career as a freelance musician, composer/arranger, and educator performing regularly in local groups including the Calgary Creative Arts Ensemble, Past Present Quintet, Lorna Maclachlan Quintet, Volk etc. André leads his own jazz ensembles that perform his original compositions. He is also on the music faculty at Ambrose University and the Mount Royal Conservatory.