Horn, Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
Mr. Fierova joined the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra as Assistant/Utility horn in 2015. He has also performed with the North Carolina Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Allentown Symphony Orchestra, South Carolina Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra Augusta, and the Spartanburg Philharmonic. Mr. Fierova has performed concerts in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong with the Bard Conservatory Orchestra, and in London at The Royal Albert Hall in an orchestra combining members of The Juilliard School and the Royal Academy of Music. As a Sylff (Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund) Fellow at The Juilliard School, Mr. Fierova collaborated with students and faculty from the Paris Conservatory and the Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien for the annual chamber concert that broadcasts online worldwide from Vienna.
As a passionate educator, Mr. Fierova has had the pleasure of teaching guest master classes at The University of Texas in Austin and The University of South Carolina, and maintains an active teaching studio in Charlotte, NC. Mr. Fierova’s students have been accepted into The USC School of Music, University of North Carolina in Greensboro, Appalachian State University, and The Juilliard School.
Andrew Fierova is a native of Spartanburg, SC, where he began his horn studies in the public school system. He received his Masters degree in Music from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Jennifer Montone and Julie Landsman, and his Bachelors degree in Music from The University of South Carolina, where he studied with Robert Pruzin. While there he was selected as winner of the USC School of Music Concerto Competition, in which critics praised his “verve and stylistic excellence.” Other teachers include Richard Deane, Dr. John Ericson, Dr. Jean Martin-Williams, Robert Rydel, Jeff Nelson, Eli Epstein, and Anneka Zuehlke.
In his spare time Mr. Fierova enjoys mountain biking, cooking barbecue for his restaurant and catering business, and spending time with his wife, Julia.