Dr. Andrew Mitchell

Assistant Professor


Andrew MitchellAndrew Mitchell has appeared as a soloist and clinician throughout the United States and Europe. He joined the faculty of Youngstown State University in 2018. Mitchell is a member of Spectrum Brass, and is Second Trombone of the Canton Symphony Orchestra. He frequently performs with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and many other ensembles in his native Metro Detroit, including the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra, and the Motor City Brass Quintet. He has previously held positions in the Sinfonia Gulf Coast, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Midland Symphony Orchestra, and the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra. Mitchell has also performed with the Brass Band of Battle Creek, City Music Cleveland, and the orchestras of Kalamazoo, Toledo, Tallahassee, Flint, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Erie, and Youngstown. Featured solo appearances have included the Big 12 Trombone Conference, the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (Brno, Czech Republic), the Prague Conservatory, and the Ohio Music Education Association Conference (with the Youngstown State University Wind Ensemble). Mitchell has also performed at the International Trombone Festival as a member of the William Cramer Trombone Choir. Summers, he is an Artist-in-Residence at the Bay View Music Festival.  Mitchell earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. He was previously Assistant Professor of Trombone at Ball State University. Mitchell is an artist for the Edwards Instrument Company.