Dr. Andrew Phillips is a sought-after teacher and performer in the southeastern United States. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, his Master’s in Horn Performance from the University of Iowa, and the Doctor of Musical Arts in Horn Performance from UNCG.
Dr. Phillips is the Principal Horn of the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra and performs regularly with ensembles around the southeastern U.S. He has performed in recitals at the 2014 and 2016 Southeast Horn Workshops and was a co-presenter and performer at the 2013 Midwest Horn Workshop. Dr. Phillips is also a founding member of the Cor Moto Horn Duo and has performed on horn and piano at universities across the country. Dr. Phillips has been a featured soloist with the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, Liberty University Symphony Orchestra, Liberty University Band, and the East Chapel Hill High School Orchestra.
Dr. Phillips has previously served on the faculty at Mitchell Community College in Statesville, NC and as a high brass and piano instructor at Upbeat Music Company in Lewisville, NC.
Dr. Phillips is an active composer with works being commissioned across the country and internationally for various ensemble types. He most recently won the Composition Contest with his horn octet “Exultant Fanfare” at the 2016 Northeast Horn Workshop hosted at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Grammy-nominated Bay Brass ensemble premiered his work “Radiance for Two Horns,” for two horns and brass ensemble, in the summer of 2014. His works are published by Veritas Music Publishing and many are also self-published. Beginning in 2018, Dr. Phillips will also be a regular writer for The Horn Call, the official journal of the International Horn Society.
Dr. Phillips serves as the Assistant Professor of High Brass and Coordinator of Brass Studies. He and his wife Allison reside in Lynchburg, VA.