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School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Music : Faculty

Andrew Rodgers

Adjunct Instructor of Music

Applied Tuba/Euphonium/Trombone, Brass Methods, Chamber Brass

Andrew Rodgers holds a Master of Music Degree from the Juilliard School a  Bachelor of Music  Degree from Western CT State University and an Associate Degree in Journalism from Morrisville College.

He is currently Principal Tuba in the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, Opera Orchestra of New York and the Ridgefield Orchestra.

He has also performed with the American, Hartford, New Haven and Springfield Symphony Orchestras; The Brooklyn and Long Island Philharmonic, Philharmonia Virtuosi, The American Ballet Theater Orchestra, Orchestra of Saint Luke’s, and the New York Pops Orchestra.

Mr. Rodgers has toured Europe and North America with The Paul Whiteman Orchestra, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Andrea Bocelli and Luciano Pavoratti.

He has been a featured performer at the Vermont Mozart Festival, and the Lincoln Center Out-of Doors Festival.  In 1996 he premiered PDQ Bach’s ‘Prelude to the Afternoon of a Crocodile” at Alice Tully Hall.

Mr. Rodgers has recorded for the Verve, BMG, Sony and Nonesuch labels with J.J. Johnson, The Eos Orchestra, The Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, Opera Orchestra of New York and Phillip Glass.  He can be heard on soundtracks to the motion pictures:  The Stepford Wives, Fargo, Kundun, and What Planet are You From?.

His Broadway credits include: Ragtime, Candide, State Fair, Cyrano and South Pacific – which was featured on a PBS Live From Lincoln broadcast.

Contact: rodgersa@wcsu.edu