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Andy Baldwin is currently the Director of Percussion at Skyridge High School and Lehi Junior High in Lehi, Utah. Recently, Andy graduated from the University of Utah’s School of Music with his Masters of Music in Percussion Performance in the Spring of 2018. Andy received his Bachelor of Music in Education from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL in 2012. Since 2010, Andy has performed with a number of nationally renowned ensembles; including The Piano Guys, SO Percussion, Utah Chamber Artists, Olivet Nazarene University Percussion Ensemble, Salt Lake Symphony, American West Symphony, Cinq Percussion, The Danville Symphony Orchestra, and Gentri: The Gentlemen Trio, to name a few. Andy served as the Principle Percussionist for the Utah Wind Ensemble as well as the Utah Philharmonia during his time the University of Utah. His recording credits include the world premiere of David Maslanka’s Symphony No. 10 with the University of Utah Wind Ensemble under the direction of Scott Hagen. Andy has also
instructed, performed with, and arranged for a number of ensembles at the collegiate level including the University of Utah Percussion Ensemble and Utah Drumline, the Olivet Nazarene University Percussion Ensemble, Drumline & Front Ensemble, and the Eastern Illinois University Drumline.

During Andy’s inaugural year at Skyridge High School and Lehi Junior High, the Skyridge Marching Band made their first appearance at Utah State Finals at the 2018 Bands of America Competition in St. George, UT. His students have also received superior and high ratings and the Utah State Solo and Ensemble Festival as well as the Utah State Band Festival. Andy is also an active member of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), has served as equipment administrator and adjudicator for the Utah Percussive Arts Society Spring Day of Percussion (2018, 2019), and adjudicated at the 2018 Utah Percussive Arts Society Fall Day of Percussion.