Dr. Andrew Lynge is currently an Assistant Professor of Percussion at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. At JSU, he coordinates percussion activities that include the JSU Percussion Ensemble, Steel Band, percussion methods course, and applied lessons. He is also a member of the PAS Education Committee.
As an international percussionist Dr. Lynge has performed and presented clinics in Argentina, at PASIC, TMEA, AMEA, and at various PAS Days of Percussion and colleges throughout the United States. Dr. Lynge was a featured soloist with the World Youth Wind Symphony at the Interlochen Arts Camp with a performance of the percussion concerto Invisible Cities by Dinuk Wijeratne. He was also a featured soloist with The University of Texas Wind Ensemble under the direction of Jerry Junkin with a performance of the same percussion concerto. Having performed at many Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, in 2016 Dr. Lynge performed as a soloist with the I.P.E.C. winner Lone Star High School with a performance of Keiko Abe's Reflections on Japanese Children's Songs III. His next concerto performance is scheduled for April of 2018 with the Dallas Winds.
He is currently a Front Ensemble Technician for The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps. In addition to teaching The Cavaliers, Andrew was a Front Ensemble Technician for the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from 2012-2014. Andrew was a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from 2008 (DCI Champions-Fred E. Sanford High Percussion Award)-2009.
Dr. Lynge earned degrees from Texas A&M University-Commerce (B.M.), Colorado State University (M.M.), and The University of Texas at Austin (D.M.A.).
Andrew is an artist and clinician for Innovative Percussion, Pearl/Adams, and Black Swamp Percussion.