Central State University
Andrew Duncan joined the Lexington Philharmonic as principal trombone in September 2013. His professional performing credits include appearances as principal trombone with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Bach Society, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony. He has also appeared with the Dayton Opera, West Virginia Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Cincinnati Pops, and Cleveland Pops.
As a soloist, Mr. Duncan has appeared in recitals at universities and conventions throughout the Midwest. In 2010, he appeared as a featured soloist at the West Virginia Music Educators Association conference. He is also an experienced recording artist and has recorded at Capitol Records’ Studio "A" in the same room that recorded Frank Sinatra, the Beatles, and countless other performers of the last century.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Duncan started playing trombone at age nine and eventually studied with Peter Sullivan and Murray Crewe of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He then furthered his studies in lessons and master classes with Massimo LaRosa, Joseph Alessi, Toby Oft, and James Markey.
Mr. Duncan is a committed educator and aims to use music to teach valuable life skills. He is currently on the faculty of Central State University and has also presented master classes at several universities, including Indiana University, the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the University of California at Los Angeles, and Carnegie Mellon University. He also presents regular clinics to emerging performers at numerous high schools throughout Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.