Scott Andrews

Walter Susskind Chair

Scott Andrews was appointed Principal Clarinet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in 2005. He came to St. Louis from Boston, where he had been a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 11 years. Andrews also served as chairman of the Woodwind Department at Boston Conservatory and taught at the Tanglewood Music Center during that time.

Andrews has been a regular participant in the Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival since 2008, and has performed with the Saito Kinen, Philadelphia, and Cleveland Orchestras, as well as the Mito Chamber Orchestra. He has also taught at the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Pacific Music Festival, and the Interlochen Arts Camp.

Originally from Virginia, Andrews studied piano and violin before discovering the clarinet, studying with Edward Knakal of Virginia Beach. He attended the Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts and also studied at the Interlochen Music Center in Michigan. He graduated with distinction from the New England Conservatory, where he was a clarinet student of Harold Wright.

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