Former Principal Horn with the North Carolina Symphony, Andrew McAfee is a renowned soloist who retired from his busy orchestra schedule to focus on his solo performance career and his position as Professor of Horn at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC).
Brought up in a musical family, Mr. McAfee was principal horn with the Merced Symphony (CA) by the age of 15, and at 17, he made his solo debut with them playing Weber’s Concertino in E. Since then, other solo appearances have included the Britten Serenade with the Salisbury Symphony, the Saint-Saëns Concertpiece with the Enloe Wind Ensemble, the Strauss Concerto No. 1 and the Hubler Concertstuck with the North Carolina Symphony, and Schumann's Concertstuck with the Longview Symphony in Texas.
Andrew McAfee specializes in horn embouchure technique and preparing audition excerpts. His passion is coaching horn sections on how to work together and loves giving master classes to all ages. He is available to perform any solo from the horn repertoire, though favors Gliere, Strauss and Mozart for the audience’s pleasure.