Principal hornist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Brice Andrus joined the ASO in 1966, while still a student at Georgia State University, and moved up to the principal’s chair in 1975. He holds the ASO’s endowed Sandra and John Glover Chair. In 1967 he traveled to the Middle East for a two-month tour with the Georgia State University Brass Ensemble, performing in Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Syria.
Mr. Andrus’ solo appearances with the ASO include works by Britten, Dukas, Knussen, Mozart, and Franz and Richard Strauss. He has performed in music festivals at Amelia Island, FL; Madison, GA; Highlands-Cashiers, NC; and Bellingham, WA. Mr. Andrus has toured with the Summit Brass and was a featured performer at the International Horn Society Workshops in 1993 and 1999. He studied horn with Forrest Standley and Dale Clevenger.
Mr. Andrus is married to Susan Welty, the ASO’s associate principal horn.