Performing on the World Premiere Concert “Concertino for Bassoon, Piano and Three Strings” by Jonathan Bartz, “8 Minatures for Chamber Ensemble” by Stefan Cwik, and “American Nights” by Arthur Gottschalk.
After beginning the study of violin at age five under Betty Gehring, Andrew Strietelmeier continued training with June DeForest at Valparaiso University, where he completed a bachelor’s degree in music education and was a 2001 winner of the Valparaiso University Concerto Competition. He holds a master’s degree in violin performance from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied with Vincent Frittelli. Additional teachers include David Neely, Tatiana Verobieva at Meadowmount, and William Terwilliger at the Brevard Music Center. Andrew’s chamber music coaches with Brian Lewis, Daniel Morgenstern, and John Largess of the Miro Quartet.
Andrew is currently a doctoral student in Music And Human Learning at the University of Texas at Austin as well as a freelance violinist and studio teacher in Austin, Texas. Andy teaches in The University of Texas at Austin String Project, where he served as the Assistant Director from 2007 to 2009. He performs frequently in Austin and central Texas in chamber music and new music recitals, and serves as a Teaching Fellow with the Stamford (U.K.) International Music Festival. Additionally he is the violinist of the folk fusion band Infinite Partials and appears on the group’s recent CD, End of Begin.