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Born and raised in Australia, ANDREW BAIN was appointed to the Chair of Principal Horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic by Gustavo Dudamel in May 2011.
Prior to moving to LA Andrew was the Principal Horn of the Melbourne Symphony. He has also held the positions of Principal Horn of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Münchner Symphoniker and the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra and Associate Principal Horn of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. From 2003-2012 he was the Principal Horn of the Colorado Music Festival.
A regarded solo artist, Andrew has appeared as a soloist with the Melbourne Symphony and Queensland Symphony, Colorado Music Festival, and Music in the Round Festival. He has performed Schumann’s Konzertstück at the Colorado Music Festival and with the Colburn Orchestra in Los Angeles. In 2013 Andrew made his Solo debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the baton of Maestro Dudamel.
Andrew is proud to be the Horn Professor at the Colburn School Conservatory. While in Australia, Andrew worked with the Horn students at the Australian National Academy of Music, University of Melbourne, Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music and Sydney Conservatorium. He has also given master classes and lectures at the Pacific Music Festival, UCLA, Royal College of Music London, Guildhall School London, Manhattan School of Music, Elder Conservatorium, Queensland Conservatorium, Shanghai Conservatory, and Colorado Music Festival.
Throughout 2014, Andrew presented masterclasses at the San Francisco Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Julliard, and the McGill University in Montreal. He also appeared as guest Principal Horn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen.
During the summer of 2014, Andrew's schedule included presenting recitals and masterclasses in Poland for the Sinfonia Varsovia Academy, returning as guest Solo Horn with the Berliner Philharmoniker, playing at the La Jolla Summerfest, and teaching and playing at the Aspen Music Festival and School, including a performance of the Schumann Konzertstück. He was also seen on the big screen with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.
In addition to music, Andrew loves traveling, cooking and exploring L.A. with his beautiful wife, Rupal. If he’s not working, you will most likely find him on the golf course trying to improve his handicap.
More information can be found at andrewbainhorn.com.