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Dr. Andrew Rozsa

Dr. Andrew Rozsa (Trombone) is Lecturer in Trombone at College of DuPage and Illinois Wesleyan University. Previously, he was a member of Orchestra Iowa and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra.

He has performed as a substitute with the Des Moines Symphony, Orchestra Iowa, Montreal Symphony, Thunder Bay (Ontario) Symphony, Elgin Symphony, Northwest Indiana Symphony, Illinois Philharmonic, Illinois Symphony, New Philharmonic Orchestra, Rockford Symphony, Elmhurst Symphony, Kenosha Symphony, Wheeling Symphony, and the Lira Ensemble. He has also been a member of the Ohio Light Opera orchestra and the American Wind Symphony Orchestra.

An active educator, Andrew has served on the faculty of McGill University, McGill Conservatory, and numerous high schools in the suburban Chicago area before joining the College of DuPage faculty.He continues to teach at the high school level as well, at Palatine High School in Palatine, IL.

As a composer, his works have been premiered by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony and the Albuquerque City Schools string program, among others.

Dr. Rozsa also holds performance degrees from McGill University, DePaul University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music; he also holds a composition/theory degree from Baldwin-Wallace College-Conservatory of Music. His major trombone teachers were Doug Bennett, Allen Kofsky, Thomas Klaber, Charles Vernon, Mark Fisher, Floyd Cooley, James Box, and Pierre Beaudry. He studied composition with Dan Adams, James Feldman, and Loris Chobanian. He was also a participant at the 2011 Alessi Seminar.