Andrew Lewinter has been the principal hornist of the Florida Philharmonic since 1988 and professor of horn at the University of Miami since 1994.Lauren Hammock was the principal hornist of the Florida West Coast Symphony and Florida Brass Quintet from 1988-1991, and was a member of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra from 1991-1992.
Gracefully 1:25 from Three Bipperies by Lowell E. Shaw
Andrew Lewinter - horn
As a young person, Andrew Lewinter divided his attention between composition and the French horn, studying composition at Juilliard in the pre-college division, and horn with William VerMeulen and David Jolley. He attended Northwestern University School of Music, but left after his sophomore year to pursue a career as an orchestral horn player, playing with the Florida Orchestra in Tampa, Florida (1986-88) and Principal Horn with both the Florida Philharmonic (1988-2001) and the Santa Fe Opera (1994-97). He won the top prize at the Prague Spring International Solo Competition in 1992.
Andrew Lewinter is a member of Cascadia Composers, a Chapter of the National Association of Composers.