PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION

Andres Andrade is known for combining the foundations of a solid bel canto technique with a contemporary pedagogical approach suitable to most styles of vocal music. Having trained with some of the music world’s leading teachers, he applies the principles of relaxed production, efficient breath support and ease of tone production to all styles of music including musical theatre, classical, jazz, and contemporary music.

HIGH SCHOOL AUDITION PREPARATION

Andrade spent five years teaching at LaGuardia Arts High School and worked in collaboration with all the other performing arts high schools in New York City. He has prepared numerous candidates for their high school auditions and has been able (with near 100% success) to assess and prepare students’ for acceptance to those schools.

Preparation includes selection of repertoire to best showcase the appropriate attributes of the student’s vocal abilities, musical memory tests. For best results, this process should begin about two to five months prior to the audition date.

Andrade’s students have been accepted to:

  • Beacon School
  • Choate Rosemary Hall
  • Edward R. Murrow High School
  • Frank Sinatra School of Performing Arts
  • Juilliard Pre-College Division
  • LaGuardia Arts High School
  • Manhattan School of Music Precollege
  • Mannes College of Music Preparatory Division
  • Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS)
  • Talent Unlimited

 

COLLEGE AUDITION PREPARATION

Andres Andrade’s expertise in the preparation of college audition has led to the acceptance of his students to some of the leading colleges and conservatories throughout the United States.

The process of college audition preparation includes repertoire selection, preparation, and production of a pre-screening recording. For best results, this process should begin about two to six months prior to the application deadline.

Some of the colleges to which Andrade’s students have been accepted include:

  • Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College (CUNY)
  • American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA)
  • Boston Conservatory of Music
  • Brooklyn College (CUNY)
  • Brown University
  • Chicago College of Performing Arts (Roosevelt University)
  • City College of New York
  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
  • Emerson College
  • Florida State University
  • Hunter College (CUNY)
  • Ithaca College
  • Juilliard School
  • Lafayette College
  • Longy School of Music
  • Manhattan School of Music
  • Mannes College of Music
  • McGill University
  • New England Conservatory
  • New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Salem State College of Drama
  • Syracuse University
  • San Francisco Conservatory
  • SUNY Geneseo
  • SUNY Potsdam
  • SUNY Purchase
  • University of Michigan
  • Vassar College
  • Westminster Choir College
  • Yale University