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Andrew Bumatay


Bass
Andrew Bumatay

Andy Bumatay, bassist, has been a member of Pacific Symphony since 1982. He is now retired from teaching instrumental music in the public schools, K-12, after 36 years. After growing up in Delano, CA where he was a grape picker, gas station attendant, and US postal worker, he attended Bakersfield Jr. College, the University of California, Los Angles, California State University, Northridge, and Pepperdine. His teachers were Jack Ritchey, Bob Manning, Warren Benfield, and Peter Mercurio.