Andy is a graduate of Illinois State University and Aurora University where he graduated with high honors in Collaborative Piano and Piano Performance. He has performed full solo recitals and accompanied for many recitals. He has extensive accompanying experience in opera, focusing on vocal literature. He has played with several jazz combos and at special events for universities. As well as teaching, Andy accompanies at several churches within the local area. Andy’s goal in teaching is to help the student establish a technical and expressive foundation in piano playing to help them help play anything they want.