Andrew Dougherty is a native of Gainesville, Virginia, and joined the tuba section of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” in December 2020. He was previously a member of the West Point Band, which he joined in November 2017. Additionally, he is Principal Tuba with the York Symphony Orchestra. He holds a Bachelor of Music from George Mason University, and a Master of Music from the University of Maryland.
Andrew formerly played with Brass of the Potomac, the ITEA winning tuba and euphonium quartet, NOVATEQ, and other band, orchestral, and chamber ensembles around the Washington, D.C. area.
As an educator, Dougherty has taught masterclasses and clinics at some of the leading music institutions to include Bard Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and at the Tanglewood Institute, while maintaining a private studio of dedicated students.