Andrew Pursley holds a Bachelor's of Music in Music Education from Miami University of Ohio. While at Miami, he was able to perform in many ensembles including orchestra, wind ensemble, steel band, African drumming, Gamelan ensemble, jazz band and Global Rhythms. He has also been able to perform with artists like the late great Dave Brubeck to India's prolific film composer, A.R. Rahman.
He has been teaching percussion lessons privately and teaching music ensembles since 2005. He just recently moved to the Alamance Burlington area where he currently teaches and performs.