Dr. Hoyt Andres
Hoyt Andres received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Trombone Performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2002. He also holds a Masters degree in Trombone Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a Bachelors degree in Music Theory from Furman University.
Prior to joining the music faculty at MSU Denver, Dr. Andres taught music theory, aural skills, conducting, and applied low brass at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
Dr. Andres is also active as a soloist and chamber musician. In addition to several solo performances with the NC A&T Symphonic Band, he was featured as a trombone soloist with the North Carolina Symphony, performing Launy Grondahl's Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra. He was also principal trombonist with the national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. As a chamber musician, he has been a featured performer at the International Trombone Festival as well as the Eastern Trombone Workshop and the North Carolina Trombone Festival. He is also a founding member of the AA Brass Quintet, winner of the 2001 International Brass Quintet Competition.
Dr. Andres' arranging credits include Stjepan Sulek's Sonata for Trombone and Piano arranged for trombone and orchestra, Alexandre Guilmant's Morceau Symphonique arranged for trombone quartet, and "Weird Al" Yankovic's Virus Alert arranged for trombone and piano.