Andy Dolgin has been fortunate to have had an incredibly varied career. Though the majority of his musical training is in classical trombone, Andy plays many instruments in the brass family. Since graduating from the Faculty of Music at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2015, Andy has had the pleasure of both writing and playing in a wide range of styles from avant garde contemporary classical to hip hop and everything in between.
Get to know Andy…Beyond the Bio!
Hobbies: Watching television, Rock climbing, Martial Arts
Musical influences: Brass Band Music, Late Romantic and Impressionist Music, Ray Anderson
Favourite food: Kishke
Least favourite food: Kale
Favourite music: Anything with thick horn harmonies and a driving groove
Favourite song: Mister Chameleon by King
Favourite movie: Planet of the Apes (1969)
Favouirite movie music: Rhythm of the Pridelands (music cut from the 1994 Lion King movie)
Favourite musical theatre/opera: Into the Woods
Best quote from your teacher: “…and that’s the trombone.” -Jay Costello
Favourite quote: “You can never make the same mistake twice because the second time you make it, it’s not a mistake, it’s a choice.” -Steven Denn
Favourite book: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Best thing about teaching at ABC: At ABC I get the opportunity to positively shape musical minds.
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