About the Director

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A native of South Carolina, Andrew Price is a double bassist, teacher, and conductor residing in the Charleston area. He received his Bachelors of Music in Music Education with a Performance Certificate in double bass from the University of South Carolina in 2015.

 

When going to college, he joined the University of South Carolina Symphony  Orchestra and was principal bassist of University of South Carolina Chamber Orchestra as well as the USC Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Donald Portnoy and Dr. Scott Weiss.In 2013 He founded the Double Bass Club of South Carolina Inc. and served as the President from 2013-2014 and was the Chief Operations Officer from 2016-2019.

Andrew has presented multiple education sessions at the South Carolina Music Educators Association in Columbia South Carolina, as well as at the American Strings Teachers Association (ASTA) in Tampa, FL and Pittsburgh, PA.

Currently, Andrew not only teaches but is an active community member in the Charleston Area. He is the Principal Bassist of the Summerville Community Orchestra and a section bassist for North Charleston POPS! He is also a football coach for Academic Magnet High School football team and is working on his Masters in Arts Leadership and Cultural Management from Colorado State University.

He, his wife Olivia, and their two cats Henry and Thomas love being in the Charleston Area.