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Music

Andrew Hudson

Lecturer in Music

Specialization

Clarinet, World Music, Music Theory

Education

DMA, Clarinet Performance (ABD)

Cognate Certification in Music Theory

Northwestern University

Principal Teachers: Steve Cohen, J. Lawrie Bloom

 

MM, Clarinet Performance and Literature (2012)

Northwestern University

Principal Teachers: Steve Cohen, J. Lawrie Bloom

 

BM, Clarinet Performance (2010)

Columbus State University Schwob School of Music

Principal Teacher: Lisa Oberlander

Teaching Appointments:

Lecturer in Music

Lake Forest College

2017 - Present

Courses Taught:

-Applied Clarinet

-Applied Bass Clarinet

-Chamber Music

-World Music Survey

Teaching Associate in Music

Lake Forest College

2013-2017

Instructor of Music

Northwestern University 

2017 - Present

Courses Taught:

-Music Theory 1, 2, and 3

-Music in the 21st Century

-Aural Skills 1, 2, and 3

Artist-Faculty for Clarinet

Tennessee Valley Music Festival

Huntsville, AL

2010 - Present

Biography

Based in Chicago and active internationally, clarinetist Andy Hudson has performed at the International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest, the World Congress of the International Alliance for Women in Music, the Lucerne Festival Academy, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Belgian Clarinet Academy, the MTNA National Conference, Constellation Chicago, and the Bang on a Can Summer Festival. A frequent soloist, Andy has recently performed concerti of Weber, Gandolfi, Mozart, David, and Copland. He was the grand prize winner at the 2008 MTNA National Senior Woodwind Competition, and also won the Sewanee Summer Music Festival Concerto Competition, the MTNA Southern Chamber Music Competition, and both the Columbus State University and Northwestern University Concerto Competitions. A fierce advocate for new music, Andy presented at the 2017 New Music Gathering, has premiered and commissioned dozens of works to date, and has performed with Chicago Symphony Orchestra MusicNow, F-PLUS, earspace, the Zafa Collective, a.pe.ri.od.ic., and 10th & Broadway. Andy holds degrees from Northwestern University and Columbus State University, and is currently a Lecturer in Music at Lake Forest College an Instructor of Music at Northwestern University. Each summer, he joins the Artist-Faculty of the Tennessee Valley Music Festival and performs as principal clarinet with the TVMF Festival Orchestra.

Recently, Andy had an interview with the Northshore Concert Band, which is available here: https://northshoreconcertband.wordpress.com/2017/09/05/rising-star-andy-hudson/.