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Andrew Velez
Andrew
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Manassas, VA
Speaks: English, Spanish
Instructs: Baritone, French Horn, Piano, Trumpet
Education: BA - Music Composition BA - English (Poetry) MM - Jazz Studies MEd - Secondary Education (English)
Performance Experience: Over 10yrs. (Both Nationally and Internationally)
Teaching Experience: Over 10yrs.
Teaching Philosophy: I believe in a well round curriculum that not only establishes core technique values, but enables students to see the broader world of music! This includes listening to a variety of genres/cultures, critical music critique development, understanding music history, and enhancing music appreciation with the comprehension of music theory.

Get to know Andrew

Welcome y Bienvenidos a todos!

Andrew Velez currently lives in Northern Virginia while maintaining a vibrant voice in the D.C.
and Maryland areas. His talents as a trumpeter, vocalist, composer, lyricist and bandleader have propelled him to both national and international stages alike with artists and ensembles such as:
GoGo Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, Lady Antebellum, Griz, and The Green Machine (George Mason). As a teacher, he has provided private lessons
and clinics for the last 10 years on piano, trumpet, baritone and french horn.
In May 2019, Andrew completed his second master’s degree with a conc
entration in Jazz Studies from George Mason University, and released his first EP during Black History Month of 2021 (Spotify Link -->)
Dark Energy” (which is available on all major streaming platforms).


Recent Published/Recorded work by (or featuring) Andrew:
Dirty Gold Brass Band - "Homecoming" (Youtube)

Andrew's Current Listening (Each album is YouTube linked for convenience!)
1) Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - "Mosaic"
2) Tyler, The Creator - "Call Me If You get Lost"
3) Erika Dohi -
"I, Castorpollux"
4) Nas - "King's Disease 2"
5) Tito Nieves - "Un Tipo Comun"

*as of 8/18/21
Andrew teaches at:
8029 Sudley Rd
Manassas, VA 20109
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