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George Andrix: Biography

George Andrix
1932 -
Region: Prairie

George Andrix

Composer, violinist, violist, conductor, orchestral and chamber musician, George Andrix was a finalist in the Naumberg Competition (New York) in 1965 as a member of the Ithaca String Quartet. He has received Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the University of Illinois where he had the opportunity to work with such notable musicians as George Enesco, Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copland, Paul Hindemith, Paul Rolland, Sir Thomas Beecham, John Cage, Max Rostal, Benjamin Britten, and Harry Partch. He has held the position of Assistant Professor of Music at Ithaca College (New York) and Morehead State University (Kentucky). He presently resides in Edmonton, Alberta where he is a freelance composer, flintlock rifle shooter, hunter and fisherman.

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