Andy is a composer, teacher, and performer based in Cincinnati, OH. He teaches music courses and runs a private studio at the University of Cincinnati.

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Etude No. 1 from "The Empathy Etudes (Mid-Intermediate Solo)


The Empathy Etudes is a new kind of intermediate collection that offers teachers and students a different way of choosing repertoire. These etudes are designed with an emphasis on emotional content rather than technical demands. Explore how your students can be more musical and expressive with these pieces.


Challanges and Pedagogical Concepts:

- Three and Four-note chords

- Dynamic pacing