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About Andrew Dack

Andrew Dack
Andrew Dack
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Cello, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Theory, Piano, String Bass, Ukulele, Viola, Violin
Education: 2010 - Bachelor's of Music Composition, cum laude - University of Texas at Arlington 2018 - Master's of Music Conducting, cum laude - Old Dominion University
Performance Experience: 2019 to present - Crazy X Band - Fiddle, Mandolin, Keyboards ~~ 2017 to 2018 - Little Country - Fiddle, Mandolin ~~ 2015 to 2019 - Various bands - Live Sound Management ~~ 2013 to present - Symphonicity - Violin, Viola, Double Bass ~~ 2012 to 2019 - Various local bands - Utility Musician
Teaching Experience: 2012 to present - Norfolk Public Schools - Orchestra Teacher
Teaching Philosophy: My involvement in music education is a personal connection with the lives of children and the betterment of their communities. It is important to me that my teaching philosophy remain devoted to once concept; hope. Hope can make the difference between a difficult living situation and the opportunity to rise up to a human being’s true potential. My job as a music educator is to shine the bright light of hope for my students through involvement in music.

Get to know Andrew Dack

Andrew Dack started music lessons when he was five years old and played a variety of styles and instruments throughout grade school. He earned his bachelor's degree in music composition, cum laude, from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010. He has been a gigging live musician for a variety of bands throughout Hampton Roads, and a professional live sound manager throughout the area. In 2012, he began teaching orchestra for Norfolk Public Schools and currently teaches at Lake Taylor Middle School and Southside STEM Academy at Campostella. He was selected to play in Symphonicity in 2013 and still performs on violin, viola, and double bass. Andrew started his own business, Dack's Music Studio, LLC in 2015, leading and managing youth rock bands, along with teaching private lessons for a variety of musical instruments. Andrew completed his master's in music conducting, cum laude, in 2018 from Old Dominion University. His current band is Crazy X (www.crazyxband.com). Andrew has played keyboard, fiddle, and mandolin in Crazy X since 2019 for audiences throughout Virginia and North Carolina.

Andrew Dack teaches at:
829 Lynnhaven Pkwy Suite 117
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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