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Born and raised in Adelaide, 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 Los Angeles, Andrew held positions of Principal Horn of the Melbourne Symphony, Queensland Symphony, 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 regularly as a soloist with the LA Phil since joining the orchestra. He has also appeared at the front of the stage with the Melbourne and Queensland Symphony Orchestras, Colorado Music Festival, Colburn Orchestra, and Music in the Round Festival. In 2015 Andrew presented the world premiere of Brad Warnaar’s Horn Concerto with the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra and looks forward to recording the work. A keen chamber musician, Andrew loves to explore the possibilities of the horn in various ensembles and most recently gave the first performance of Geoffrey Gordon’s Winterleben for mezzo-soprano, horn, and piano.
In addition to performing, Andrew is passionate about education and is proud to be the Horn Professor at the Colburn School Conservatory.
Andrew can be heard on numerous Hollywood films and was overjoyed to fulfill the dream of a lifetime by working with John Williams as principal horn for the score of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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.