Andrew Baumer

Andrew B.

New York, NY
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Lesson Details

Classical Piano

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Experienced teacher, musical director, composer, and accompanist (currently working at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts New Studio on Broadway). I believe that a slow detailed approach to learning anything is vital to its success. Many people will tell you that they can have you playing your favorite song in one lesson but what I offer instead of a "one hit wonder" is a foundation in technique, theory, and musicianship that allows my students to excel and surpass the "one hit wonder." All ages are welcome! I specialize in the beginner and intermediate student. Can't wait to begin this musical journey with you.
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About

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Andrew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+

Teaching since:
2015

Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska I have played the piano since the age of 4. My parents used to tell me that I could stop and start whatever activities I wanted to whether that be playing baseball or participating in karate. The only thing I was not allowed to quit was playing the piano. At first I was not very good, I was not some musical prodigy, in fact some might say I was bad. I didn't like to practice, I just wanted to be able to play. Unfortunately that's not how learning an instrument works. It was not until middle school that I began to appreciate that my parents had made me play the piano because after 6 years I started to improve. This of course was because I started to enjoy what I was doing, and I started practicing more and more.

Eventually I made my way to becoming a singer and a composer but that's a whole other story. I graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Musical Theater. While there I was exposed to all different genres and became a respected vocal coach amongst my peers and alumni. I also successfully music directed several shows both at NYU and a children's theater in upstate New York. It is a gift like no other to be able to play any instrument and I am overjoyed to share that gift with all of my students past, present, and future.

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Experience

Accompanist
Jan 2018 - Present
New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Education

B.F.A. Drama (Musical Theater)
Sep 2014 - Jan 2018
New York University

4 Reviews

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Jean-Baptiste May 18, 2018
Piano · In home

Andrew is a great teacher. My son, who's 8 years old, enjoys to work with him and can't wait all the week for his next piano lesson. Andrew is really patient and friendly with the kids.

Juliet Feb 28, 2018
Audition Prep · In studio

Andrew was super wonderful to work with. Not only is he a great pianist, he also has a great ear for finding the true meaning of a song. Singing makes me a little nervous, and Andrew made me feel comfortable and confident in my skills!

Alexa Feb 28, 2018
Piano · In home

Andrew is incredibly patient with his students. He has helped me through many difficult pieces. I've never had a better instructor throughout 10 years of lessons.

Sarahhog Feb 27, 2018
Audition Prep · In studio

Love taking lessons with Andrew! Helped me feel more confident for auditions.

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