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 with the Melbourne Symphony and Queensland Symphony, Colorado Music Festival, Music in the Round Festival and 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 School, and McGill University in Montreal. He also appeared as guest Principal Horn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Esa Pekka Salonen.
This Summer, 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 performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.
In addition to music, Andrew loves traveling, cooking and exploring LA 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. www.andrewbainhorn.com
Annie Bosler is a freelance musician in Los Angeles, a member of the Los Angeles Horn Quartet, Contemporary Los Angeles Winds (cLAw), and teacher of horn at UC Irvine, The Colburn School of Performing Arts, and El Camino College. Bosler graduated with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 2008 from the University of Southern California and received her Bachelor degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 2003.
Bosler has performed with artists including Wu-Tang Clan, Pdiddy, M83, Daft Punk, Terence Blanchard, John Williams, Neil Patrick Harris, Glenn Close, Jack Black, and Carol Burnett. Bosler has toured with John Williams' Star Wars in Concert and Josh Groban performing on Dancing with the Stars, The Ellen Show, and PBS's Live from Lincoln Center. She also performed with Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney on CBS's The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Tribute. Bosler can also be seen playing horn on seasons 2 and 4 of Fox's TV show Glee.
In addition, she is a music researcher and consultant. Bosler, a member of the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) and Co-Director of Wellness at The Colburn School, travels around the world lecturing about wellness for musicians. Her areas of specialty include positive performance practice (dealing with nerves), instrument ergonomics, and mapping of the brain to the body. She also produced and directed 1M1: Hollywood Horns of the Golden Years, a film documentary about the history of Los Angeles studio musicians told through the eyes of the legendary Hollywood horn players. www.anniebosler.com and www.1M1HollywoodHorns.com