Instructor
Joined in
2019

Andrew Schneider

Instructor

Teaches Piano, Voice, Music Theory

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Education

Millikin University: B.M., Northern Illinois University: M.M.

Areas of Instruction

Piano, Voice, Music Theory

About Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider is an active professional, keyboardist, singer, producer, audio engineer and music educator residing in the Aurora-Naperville area. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Millikin University where he was a member of the elite Chamber Choir and heavily participated as a studio keyboardist, singer, songwriter, composer arranger and producer. 

 
After undergraduate school he played in numerous bands both as a keyboardist and lead singer/keyboardist. His band, "Solar Pulse", an 8-piece band for which he was the lead singer, keyboardist, primary songwriter and band leader, opened for nationally touring acts including Terrapin Flyer, Family Groove Company and Here Come the Mummies. While leading Solar Pulse, he enrolled in Graduate School at Northern Illinois University to study Composition and Audio Engineering under Grammy Award Winning audio engineer, Dan Nichols. In grad school he began teaching private voice and piano lessons teaching approximately 80 lessons a month with 18-25 individual students. He recorded and mixed his band's album and other NIU performances for his Graduate Capstone Project and graduated from NIU with his Master of Music Degree in 2017. 
 
Currently, he is touring as the front-of-house engineer with The Ethan Bell Band, who plays about 170 shows a year, teaches around 20 lessons a week and maintains a busy studio work schedule as a keyboardist, singer-songwriter and engineer. He most recently produced the Ethan Bell Band album that is available on all streaming services.
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