Andrew Sperandeo

Andrew S.

Keller, TX

About Andrew S.

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Andrew teaches: Ages 8 and up
Teaching since: September 1993
Last sign in: Within two months

Overview

Education/Experience:

Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer, Andy S., is an experienced, well-versed musician in many disciplines of music. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz studies from the prestigious University of North Texas and Masters in Jazz Arranging/Composition from the University of North Texas. He has also been an educator of the art since 1993 and performing for over 25 years. He is Professor of guitar/voice/bass and Director of SFA State University's contemporary ensembles as well as their arranger.

As an Arranger/Composer/Producer:

Andy has written, arranged, produced, performed and recorded for a variety of artists over the years including an original composition by world renowned jazz artist, Kurt Rosenwinkel, which was performed by Kurt himself along with the, Grammy award winning, University of North Texas’s One O’clock lab band in Spring of 2010.


As a Performer:

Andy is accomplished in jazz, classical, rock, r&b as well as well other styles of music. He has performed regularly with several jazz and original groups around the DFW area. He also has performed with and co-produced for recording artists from the Nashville, Miami and Washington D.C. areas. He also currently holds a position at First United Methodist Grapevine as guitarist, singer and part time arranger.

Service:
Andy also strongly believes that service to humanity is of the utmost importance. He has performed for and been a part of many worth while causes such as the Dallas Life Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes, Food For Hunger Organizations, Medi Send, as well as Habitat for Humanity.

Photos and Videos

A Shifting Design by Kurt Rosenwinkel; arranged by andy sperandeo; performed by UNT's one o'clock lab band.

Experience

Faculty-Guitar/Bass/Voice/Ensemble Director/Arranger

Jun 2014 - Present
SFA University

Lead and arrange for ensembles; teach private guitar, voice and bass

Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer

Jun 2008 - Present
StrongCity Music

Education/Experience:

Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer, Andy S., is an experienced, well-versed musician in many disciplines of music. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz studies from the prestigious University of North Texas and Masters in Jazz Arranging/Composition from the University of North Texas. He has also been an educator of the art since 1993 and performing for over 25 years. He is Professor of guitar/voice/bass and Director of SFA State University's contemporary ensembles as well as their arranger.

As an Arranger/Composer/Producer:

Andy has written, arranged, produced, performed and recorded for a variety of artists over the years including an original composition by world renowned jazz artist, Kurt Rosenwinkel, which was performed by Kurt himself along with the, Grammy award winning, University of North Texas One clock lab band in Spring of 2010.

As a Performer:

Andy is accomplished in jazz, classical, rock, r&b as well as well other styles of music. He has performed regularly with several jazz and original groups around the DFW area. He also has performed with and co-produced for recording artists from the Nashville, Miami and Washington D.C. areas. He also currently holds a position at First United Methodist Grapevine as guitarist, singer and part time arranger.

Service:
Andy also strongly believes that service to humanity is of the utmost importance. He has performed for and been a part of many worth while causes such as the Dallas Life Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes, Food For Hunger Organizations, Medi Send, as well as Habitat for Humanity.

Education

Master's in Jazz Arranging/Composition

Sep 2009 - Dec 2013
University of North Texas

Bachelor's of Music-Jazz Studies Performance

Sep 1995 - May 2002
University of North Texas

Associate's of Arts-Music Performance

Sep 1991 - May 1995
Miami Dade College

Languages Spoken

spanish

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Pro Tools Engineer

Feb 2008
Pro Media

certified in pro tools studio recording.

Awards

Chosen Arranger for the University of North Texas's 2010 Gomez residency Artist, Kurt Rosenwinkel

Feb 2010
University of North Texas
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7 Reviews on Andrew S.

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Jamie G. May 20, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter has really enjoyed her first 5 lessons . Andrew has been very flexible with our schedule as well as patient with our kids since they are beginners. I highly recommend him.
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Tanner G. Apr 8, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Both of our kids really enjoyed their first lesson. They talked the whole way home about what they learned and what they needed to practice on. :)
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Joshua J. Sep 27, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Very good first lesson! We covered a lot of the basics and different exercises to get started.
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Austin H. Aug 26, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
fun teacher
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Steven B. Jul 20, 2015
Bass Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Andrew is down to earth, but amazing when it comes to understanding music and communicating it well. I look forward to each lesson.
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Frank C. May 18, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Very good instructor, very patient and understanding with my nine year old daughter. She loves him and my wife and I are very pleased with him. Very flexible with the schedule.
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Laura P. Jan 10, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Andrew is very knowledgeable when comes to music, and I was very impress since my daughters very first lesson. I intend to have my daughter in music lessons for a while, I know she will benefit from it.
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