Upcoming Events

Chicago Symphony acting Principal Horn, Daniel Gingrich will give a horn masterclass at UNC on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in Person Recital Hall from 11-12:30pm.


Ensemble Intercontemporain (EIC) horn player Jens McManama*** will give a Horn Masterclass on Monday, November 9th, 2015 from 6-9pm in Person Recital Hall, UNC Chapel Hill.


NOHAC April 5, 2014


March 6, 2014 7:30pm – UNC Horn Recital – Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC


Southeast Horn Workshop 2014 Logohttp://southeasthornworkshop.org/2014/
Appearances by Andrew McAfee:
Friday, 3/7 5pm  NC Artists Recital – Gliere Horn Concerto
Saturday, 3/8 2pm Presentation – “Advanced Embouchure Technique”



You are specifically invited to attend our UNC Horn Recital this
Friday, February 8 at 7:30pm in Person Recital Hall, UNC Chapel Hill.

Directions: http://music.unc.edu/vistors

Admission: free


Emily Farmer, R. Strauss, Horn Concerto No. 1 (complete)
Danielle Parini, Glazunov, Reverie
Elizabeth Gloege, Saint-Saens, Concertpiece (Complete)
Rachel Medlin, Gliere, Horn Concerto, Mov. II
Meredith Transou, F. Strauss, Nocturno
Paul Ikalowych, R. Strauss, Horn Concerto No. 2, Mov. I

Michael Boyle, Tchaikovsky, Andante Cantabile from Fifth Symphony

Lauren Anderson, Gliere, Horn Concerto, Mov. I

Andrew McAfee, Winter, Sonata for Horn and Piano, Mov. II
Tim Dyess, Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 3, Mov. II and III (on Natural Horn)

(Nancy Whelan, pianist)

Britten: Canticle III with Timothy Sparks (tenor), Deborah Hollis (piano), Andrew McAfee (horn).

November 3, 2012  8pm UNC Hill Hall Auditorium


Sorry if you missed:


Wind Quintet Concert

September 18, 7pm UNC Hill Hall Auditorium



Come see Peter and the Wolf with the Triangle Youth Ballet on Thursday April 26. Shows start at 10am and 11:45am at the Carolina Theatre in Durham.


Skype Masterclass by Andrew McAfee, April 13, 2012

Saturday March 31, 2012, 9-6pm.  National Orchestral Horn Audition Competition (NOHAC).

February 7, 2012. New Music for Winds and Brass • James Ketch, trumpet; Michael Kris, trombone; Andrew McAfee, horn; Matthew McClure, alto saxophone; Donald L. Oehler, clarinet; Brooks de Wetter-Smith, flute. • 7:30 pm, Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC

December 2011 Nutcracker with the Triangle Youth Ballet http://Triangleyouthballet.org/Our_Performing_Company.html

September, 27 2011 Carolina Wind Quintet •  7:30PM, Hill Hall Auditorium •  Brooks de Wetter-Smith, Michael Schultz, Donald Oehler, Andrew McAfee, and John Pederson

November 4, 2011 UNC Horn Class Recital, 7pm, Kenan Music Building (room 1201) featuring the UNC horn studio and Nancy Whelan, piano.


Masterworks Reading Orchestra (Tuesday eves in Summer)


May 21-22, 2011  National Orchestral Horn Audition Competition. See pull down links under the NOHAC page for more info.


April 20, 2011    Music on the Hill. UNC Symphony Orchestra, with Anthony Dean Griffey and Andrew McAfee, soloists. Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Orchestra, Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances. 7:30 pm, MH. $15 general admission ($10 UNC students, faculty and staff). information and tickets, 843-3333



March 22, 2011  Brass Studio Recital. 7:30 pm, Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC.

March 25, 2011  Carolina Horn Class Recital. 8pm, Person Recital Hall, UNC.

March 4-6, 2011  Southeast Horn Workshop http://www.southeasthornworkshop.org/schedule In addition to leading some morning warm-ups and playing a solo, I’ll be leading an orchestral excerpt masterclass for those that want to get a head start on NOHAC.

Friday, March 4, 3:30 p.m. Orchestral Horn Section Excerpts with Andrew McAfee (3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.) (Room 214)

Saturday, March 5, 8:00 a.m.Warm-ups with Andrew McAfee (Rosen Concert Hall)

2:30 p.m. Regional Artists Recital III (2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.) (Rosen Concert Hall) featuring Andrew McAfee, Patrick Smith and Nick Kenney, Sherry Baker, and   Mary Burroughs

Sunday, March 6, 8:00 a.m.  Warm-ups with Andrew McAfee (Room 214)


February 20, 2011  Carolina Wind Quintet with select UNC students. 7:30pm Hill Hall Auditorium. Levebre, Onslow, Ibert, Beethoven Octet


December 5-6, 11-12, 2010  Conducting the Nutcracker, Triangle Youth Ballet



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November 4, 2010 – Music on the Hill. UNC-Duke Chopin/Schumann Festival. Opening Gala Concert:  Chamber Music of Schumann. Susan Dunn, soprano, Donald Oehler, clarinet, Andrew McAfee, horn (Adagio and Allegro), Richard Luby, violin, Jonathan Bagg, viola, Fred Raimi, cello, David Heid and Jane Hawkins, piano. 7:30 pm, Memorial Hall. $15 general admission ($10 students, faculty and staff). A single ticket provides admission to the entire festival. information and tickets, 843-3333


October 15, 2010 – Fall Horn Blast Fest Spiel (UNC Horn Recital) 7:30pm, Kenan Music Building, rehearsal room 1201

October 28, 2010 – Brass Studio Recital. 7:30 pm, Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC Chapel Hill


September 7, 2010 – Recital/Masterclass at Garner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017  Repertoire: Fantasie, Op.2  (on Schubert’s Trauerwaltz, D 365/Op. 9: no 2) by Franz Straus (1822-1905) “Andante”  from Symphony No. 5 by Felix Mendelssohn; “Laudatio”  for Solo Horn by Bernard Krol; Concerto for Horn and Orchestra, Mov. II,  Op. 91 by Reinhold Gliere (1875-1956)


June 8-August 24 (Tuesday evenings) Durham Symphony summer reading orchestra. http://dsoreadingorchestra.org/index.php?p=1_2_Dates

May 22, 2010 – Local Talent Horn Recital • 7:00 PM, Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC

April 10, 2010 –  National Orchestral Excerpt Mock Audition Competition • 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Kenan Music Building 1201, UNC (Lauren Anderson winner!)

March 30, 2010 – Brass Studio Recital • 7:30pm, Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC.

March 26-28, 2010 – Southeast Horn Workshop • Univ. of S. Mississippi. Masterclass presenter on embouchure technique. www.Southeasthornworkshop.org

March 12-14, 2010 – Northeast Horn Workshop • Univ. of Delaware. Masterclass presenter on embouchure technique. www.northeasthornworkshop2010.org

February 28, 2010 –  Spectrum Concert • 7:30pm, Hill Hall Auditorium, UNC. Andrew McAfee and Daniel Hammond, horn soloists.

February 12, 2010 – Horn Blast Fest Spiel  • 6:00pm, Kenan Music Building, 1201. UNC Horn Studio. Pianist Nancy Whelan.

November 20 2009, Fall Horn Blast Fest  • 6:00pm, Person Recital Hall • Featuring Michael Hrivnak and Andrew McAfee horn soloists on Tico-Tico with the UNC Horn Ensemble. Pianist Nancy Whelan will accompany the student soloist performing works by Mozart, Haydn, Gliere, Glazounov, Corelli, Eccles, Atterberg and Krol.

November 15 2009, Music on the Hill • 03:00PM, Gerrard Hall •  Quintets of Mozart, Mendelssohn and Brahms • Carolina Wind Quintet, UNC string faculty and Stefan Litwin, piano

November 3 2009, Brass Studio Recital 08:00PM, Hill Hall Auditorium •  James Ketch, David McChesney, Andrew McAfee and Michael Kris, with students from the trumpet, horn and low brass studio. Andrew will perform (world premiere) the 3rd mov. (Malaguena) from the “Sonata for Horn” by Garth Molyneux. Horn ensemble will perform “October” arr. and conducted by Kevin Miller.