Andrew A. Hill holds a Bachelors of Music in Music Education/Trombone Performance from San José State University. While at San José State, he studied trombone with Tom Hornig, Kyle Covington, Timothy Owner and members of the San Francisco Symphony. He has studied conducting with Dr. Edward Harris, Dr. Peter Boonshaft, Dr. Bob Halseth, Dr. Kevin Sedatole, Dr. Mark Scatterday and Dr. Rodney Dorsey. Prior to moving to the Bay Area, Andrew grew up in the mountains of Lake Tahoe, California where he was inspired to pursue music through his music director, Dean Nordby and studied bass trombone with Donald Glattly.
He has performed with numerous world-renowned professionals including Grammy Nominated trombonist Wayne Wallace, Grammy award-winning composer and LA studio musician Gordon Goodwin, Juilliard Professor of Cello Bonnie Hampton and Grammy award-winning saxophonist and composer Dr. Aaron Lington. Andrew was the bass trombonist for the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra from 2012-2015 and performed on the orchestra's 10th International European tour. In addition, the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra's performance of Gustav Mahler's "Symphony No. 5" in May 2015 won best orchestral performance from the San Francisco Classical Voice's readers poll in 2015. Currently, he is an active freelance trombonist in the Bay Area for various genres of music.