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Andrew Duncan is a Trombonist in the United States Air Force Band of Flight, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Cum Laude from West Virginia Wesleyan College and a Master of Music in Trombone Performance from Carnegie Mellon University (where he was awarded a Graduate Fellowship and Graduate Assistantship). While at Carnegie Mellon, he studied with Murray Crewe and Peter Sullivan of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Mr. Duncan's professional performing experience includes the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dayton Bach Society, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony. He made his solo debut with the Band of Flight in February 2010. He has also performed as soloist with renowned conductors Sir Andrew Davis and Erich Kunzel, given the United States premiere of Chris Brubeck's Second Concerto for Bass Trombone, and recorded the world premiere of Marilyn Taft Thomas' "Seasons Within", featuring former Metropolitan Opera tenor Douglas Ahlstedt. As a commercial musician, Mr. Duncan was the lead trombone for the Disney All-American College Band and has performed with luminaries such as Wayne Bergeron, Bobby Shew, Jiggs Whigham, Alex Iles, Marcus Printup, and many other industry leaders.
Active on the podium, Mr. Duncan has conducted groups such as the Air Force Band of Flight, the Wright State University Chorus and Faculty Orchestra, and the West Virginia Wesleyan College Wind Ensemble. He has been a guest clinician at the University of California, Los Angeles, Wright State University, and numerous high schools throughout western Pennsylvania and Ohio. Mr. Duncan is also an adjudicator for the United States Scholastic Band Association, a nationwide competitive circuit featuring the best adjudicators from across the continent and world class performing venues for high school students.
Andrew's professional affiliations include the American Federation of Musicians Local No. 1, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, and the International Trombone Association.