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Since 2005, Andy has been the Conductor and Artistic Director for 70-voice The Collinsville Chorale in the Metro-East St. Louis Area. In August of 2016, he was appointed the new Artistic Director of the 100-voice  St. Louis County Community Chorus.

Full time, he serves as Director of Worship Arts at Concord Trinity United Methodist Church in South St. Louis County. Previously, he served at The Gathering UMC in St. Louis, MO. At Concord Trinity, the music ministry has flourished to include an annual concert series hosting internationally acclaimed talent such as Grammy Award Winners Sandi Patty and Christine Brewer and the Grammy Nominated trio, Point of Grace. The series has also featured members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and choirs and instrumental ensembles from Webster, Missouri Baptist, Mizzou, Lindenwood, and Mid-American Nazarene Universities. In addition to hosting concerts, Andy oversees the Maryjeanne Crowe-Crawford Music Fund which provides an annual arts scholarship which is awarded to a high school senior attending college for an arts-related major.

Andy currently serves the Missouri Choral Director's Association as the State Repertoire and Resources  Chair for Music and Worship. At the annual summer convention, his colleagues in the St. Louis Suburban District voted Andy as “Outstanding District Director” for 2016.

In addition to his musical roles, Andy is proud to serve on the Board of Director's at Epworth Children and Family Services. 

Andy made his conducting debut at Carnegie Hall in the fall of 2011 with a Festival Choir of 250 singers and the 50 member New England Symphony Orchestra.

Under his direction, choirs have performed numerous concerts and appearances at such venues as the Cathedral Basilica, The Sheldon Concert Hall and several local churches and theatres throughout the Mid-west. Andy has prepared over 300 participants in four different residencies at Carnegie Hall in New York City through Mid-America Productions.

Andy has coordinated and prepared festival choirs and concerts in collaboration with notable composers and conductors such as Joseph Martin, Mark Hayes, Dr. Craig Jessop. Dr. Rollo Dillworth, Dr. Eph Ehly, Hal H. Hopson, Howard Helvey, Victor C. Johnson, Dr. John Leavitt, Greg Gilpin, Kevin McBeth, and Amy Kaiser.

As a soloist and pianist, Andy has performed annual concerts at The Sheldon Concert Hall, Jazz at the Bistro and The Kranzberg Arts Center. He was the tenor soloist with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for the Holiday Pops Concerts in 2003.

Andy has participated in over 60 shows as an actor, director, musical director, producer or conductor. He was nominated twice by Arts for Life, a St. Louis area theatre recognition guild, for his role in Jekyll and Hyde and for musically directing Suessical. Past favorite shows include Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Cinderella, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Bells Are Ringing, Little Shop of Horrors, City of Angels, Suessical, New Moon, Honk!, Jekyll and Hyde, La Cage Aux Folles, High Society and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. In 2009, Andy was the Executive Producer of the Arts for Life Best Performance Awards at The Sheldon Concert Hall, an awards show celebrating community theater in St. Louis.

In 2009, Andy formed Bistro Cabaret and St. Louis Cabaret. Both companies produce cabarets and shows at The Bistro at Grand Center, The Kranzberg Arts Center and the Sheldon Concert Hall. Since its inception in September of 2009, over 3000 people have attended these productions. Often sharing the stage with Andy, Joy Powell also produces shows and has been involved with St. Louis Cabaret since its inception.

Andy has studied and taught private piano, voice, and conducting and has also lead community choral festivals. In 2010, he studied conducting with Ms. Amy Kaiser, director of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Andy is a member of the American Choral Director's Association, The Conductor’s Associations of Missouri, Illinois and Texas, Music Educator's National Conference, and The Fellowship of United Methodist Worship Arts. Andy is professionally represented by Talent Plus Universal.

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