Born (1988) in Los Angeles, Andrew began his musical studies at the age of 5 and began playing the piano at the age of 6. An alumni of the Orange County High School of the Arts, he graduated from Tenafly High School and received his Bachelor of Music Degree at The Juilliard School. He is currently in the Masters Program at the Hochschule für Musik und Theatre in Leipzig, Germany, where he is also an active member of the Leipzig Piano Trio.
Andrew’s extensive performances over the years has taken him throughout the United States, Europe, and Korea. Performances have included invitations from the Committee of the World Korean Forum, Peninsula Committee for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Board, the Orange County Philharmonic Society, the Asia America Symphony Association, the Keiro Foundation, the Kawaii and the Yamaha Piano Corporation, the Crystal Cathedral Ministries, the Korean International Music Foundation, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, the Bach Society Houston, and the Emilia Romagna Music Festival.
Andrew made his orchestral debut at the age of 11 with an invitation by the Korean Broadcasting System to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 at the Seoul Arts Center with the Korea Symphony Orchestra, which was broadcast live via radio and televised worldwide. Other live performance broadcasts include a globally televised performance from the Crystal Cathedral during an “Hour of Power” service and a radio broadcast of his performance of the Reinecke Konzertstück from the Leipzig Gewandhaus.
Other orchestral engagements have included those with the YMF Debut Orchestra, Aspen Concert Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, North Czech Philharmonic, Moravian Philharmonic, and the Euro Symphony SFK. Performing in such venues as the Benedict Music Tent, Smetana Hall, Auditorium di Santa Cecilia, and the Musikverin, Golden Saal.
Throughout 2013/14, engagements have included a performance of the Beethoven Emperor Concerto with the SAC Festival Orchestra at the Seoul Arts Center, part of the Saturday Concert Series, with Maestro Daejin Kim and a performance of the Franck Symphonic Variations with the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra in Zlin.
Andrew has attended the Aspen Music Festival as a scholarship student, studying with John Perry, John O’Conor, and Yoheved Kaplinsky. He has also attended the Bowdoin Music Festival in Maine, the International Klavier Summer Camp in Germany, Courchevel Music Festival in France, and the Mozarteum International Summer Academy in Austria.
Aside from piano, Andrew had been a member of the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, where he has performed in a number of Los Angeles Opera productions, such as Carmen, Billy Budd, La Boheme, and The Queen of Spades, with such artists as Placido Domingo and Jennifer Larmore. He has also taken part in Los Angeles Philharmonic and Master Chorale’s production of Perséphone under Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Andrew has studied with Martin Canin and John Perry, and is currently studying with Professor Gerald Fauth.