Conductor Biography

Dr. Andrew Last is an assistant professor of music at Luther College, where he conducts the Collegiate Chorale and the first-year men's ensemble Norsemen and teaches private voice and conducting. Prior to his appointment, Last served on the voice faculty of Concordia University, Nebraska.

Last holds a doctor of musical arts degree in choral conducting from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he was named a Hixon-Lied Fellow. He earned his master of music from Northern Arizona University and his bachelor of arts in music education and voice from Luther College.

Last is a member of the music honor society Pi Kappa Lambda and the academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi. His high school teaching experience includes positions at both Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids and Tipton High School in Iowa. A frequent clinician and guest conductor around the United States, Last is a member of the American Choral Directors Association.

For more information about the Luther music program, see the Luther college music website, http://music.luther.edu