Andrew Sperandeo
Keller, TX
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Andrew Sperandeo

Andrew S.

Keller, TX
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

About Andrew S.

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.

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Sydney H.
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Andrew has been a wonderful teacher. Funny and patient.

Posted Dec 2, 2017
Mike
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Excellent knowledge, presentation and communication. He taught at the right level for me. He's a great teacher.

Posted Jul 1, 2017
Lily N.
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My daughter has really enjoyed her first lesson . Andrew has been very flexible with our schedule to meet my daughter's need. She's going to have the final singing on next month. He will help her to get through. I highly recommend him as a great teacher.

Posted Apr 8, 2017
Jamie G.
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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.

Posted May 20, 2016
Tanner G.
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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. :)

Posted Apr 8, 2016
Joshua J.
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Very good first lesson! We covered a lot of the basics and different exercises to get started.

Posted Sep 27, 2015
Austin H.
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fun teacher

Posted Aug 26, 2015
Steven B.
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Andrew is down to earth, but amazing when it comes to understanding music and communicating it well. I look forward to each lesson.

Posted Jul 20, 2015
Frank C.
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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.

Posted May 18, 2015
Laura P.
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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.

Posted Jan 10, 2015

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Experience

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.

Faculty-Guitar/Bass/Voice/Ensemble Director/Arranger
Jun 2014 - May 2018

SFA University

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

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

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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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