Andy Lankford serves as professor of trombone at James Madison University. Prior to joining the JMU faculty in 2001, Dr. Lankford held teaching positions at Louisiana Tech University and Armstrong Atlantic State University. Currently a member of the Madison Brass (JMU’s faculty brass quintet) and principal trombonist with the Massanutten Brass Band, he has performed with numerous ensembles including the Longview Symphony in Texas; North Carolina Symphony, Winston Salem Symphony, Greensboro Symphony and Brevard Chamber Orchestra in North Carolina; Lynchburg Symphony in Virginia; and the Kansas City Boulevard Big Band.