Raised in Houston, Texas, Andy started singing in choirs when he was in elementary school and has never stopped! He received his Associate of Arts in music from San Jacinto Community College before transferring to The University of Texas at Austin. While at UT he sang in the top choir, Chamber Singers, and studied classical voice with David Small. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music in choral music education and a performance certificate. Andy actively sings professionally around town and has most recently sung with the choirs Conspirare and Austin Cantorum. He has been featured as the bass soloist for Mozart’s Requiem, Faure’s Requiem, Schubert’s Mass in G, Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C Major, and Handel’s Messiah. He has also frequently sung as the bass soloist for the Bach Cantata Project.
Andy‘s teaching style has the student’s goals and interests at its heart. With two decades of performance experience and a foundation in vocal pedagogy he will be able to help you finesse and control the instrument you were born with. As my student you will gain a better understanding of music theory and the anatomy of the voice. You can expect to not only grow as a singer, but in your ability to connect to the music you will be interpreting and performing. Whether your interests lie in pop, jazz, musical theater, or classical voice, Andy has the skills, experience, and knowledge necessary to help you grow and progress towards the musician you want to be.”