PEASE'S CURRICULUM VITAE
ANDREW D. PEASE
misterpease at gmail.com
• Accomplished career building and sustaining band programs at university, community, and elementary levels.
Committed conductor and educator with proven artistic,
organizational, communication, and collaboration skills.
Tireless advocate for wind bands as an artistic medium. Have
raised awareness of bands in New York City and brought the wind band
community together through outreach efforts.
• In demand as an arranger and editor of works in varied media.
Master of Arts With Distinction; Wind Conducting
Hofstra University, May 2010
Master of Arts; Music Education
Teachers College, Columbia University, May 2004
Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude with High Honors; Music
Dartmouth College, June 2001
Concentration: Composition and Conducting
Conducting Seminar for Music Educators; The Juilliard School;
Viriginia Allen, George Stelluto, James Smith; 2010
• Wind Conducting; Indiana University; Stephen Pratt & Richard Blatti; 2006
• Expressive Conducting for Winds; Hartt School of Music; Glen Adsit & Alan MacMurray; 2005
Music Director; Columbia University Wind Ensemble, August 2002-present
Music Director; Columbia Summer Winds, May 2003-present
Guest Conductor; Hanover Wind Symphony, June-July 2007
Guest Conductor; Dartmouth Chamber Orchestra, January-March 2001
Student Conductor; Dartmouth College Marching Band, January-December 2000
Manhattan Wind Ensemble, Princeton University Wind Ensemble,
Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps, PS 125 Band, Columbia University Wind
Ensemble; March 2010
• Interschool Orchestra Symphonic Band and Columbia University Wind Ensemble; May 2008
• Yale Concert Band and Columbia University Wind Ensemble; March 2006
• MIT Concert Band and Columbia University Wind Ensemble; March 2003
Instructor Trainer; Making Music Matter; September 2009-present
Train undergraduates at Columbia University to teach instruments to inner-city fourth and fifth graders.
Partnership Coordinator; Teachers College-Columbia University Wind Ensemble Conducting Partnership; September 2006-present
Advise graduate student guest conductors
Private trumpet teacher; September 2005-present
Students grades 4-10
Music Teacher; Lakewood Elementary School; August 2004-present
Teach K-5 general music and vocal music, 4-5 band and instrument lessons.
Andrew. 2010, “New Repertoire, New Composers, New Media.” Westchester
County Arts Leadership Association Music Professional Development Day,
White Plains, NY.
Conducting Fellow, Juilliard Conducting Workshop for Music Educators, 2010
Dartmouth College Senior Symphonic Award, 2001
Richter Memorial Trust Honors Thesis Grant, 2001
Rufus Choate Scholar, 2001
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Ensemble Coordinator; Columbia Festival of Winds, September 2008-present
Recruit bands to play annual festival
Create festival performance schedule
Music Director; Outdoor Composition Contest, April 2010-present
Listen to, evaluate, and select finalists for annual wind band composition contest.
Music Assistant; The Little Orchestra Society of New York, January 2000-August 2002
Maintained music library.
Created arrangements in varied media on demand.
Assisted in all areas of concert production.
Editorial and arranging work, 1995-present
Media including wind band, orchestra, steel band, recorders, rock band, piano, chamber ensembles.
- New York State Professional K-12 Music Teacher Certification
- CBDNA (College Band Directors National Association)
- MENC (The National Association for Music Education)
- NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association)
- RCMEA (Rockland County Music Educators Association)
- NBA (National Band Association)