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Department of Music - Andrew Braddock

Andrew Braddock

Andrew Braddock

Office:  FAC 314
Phone:  (270) 745-3751
Email:  andrew.braddock@wku.edu

Bio

Violist Andrew Braddock is currently on the faculty of the Western Kentucky University (WKU) and the WKU Pre-College Strings Program.  He teaches viola at the university and maintains a full pre-college studio of young violinists and violists. Recently, Andrew gave masterclasses at the Xi’an Conservatory (China), the Da’an School (Taiwan), and the Indiana University Summer String Academy.  In October 2013, he taught masterclasses and performed at the University of Tennessee Viola Celebration. Andrew has presented pedagogy sessions at the Kentucky and Tennessee Music Educators Association conferences (KMEA and TMEA), and currently serves as the New Music Reviewer for the Journal of the American Viola Society. In addition to his many recital performances in the Kentucky area, Andrew has performed in Israel, Austria, Indiana and Colorado.  He has served as a member of the Evansville Philharmonic and Owensboro Symphony Orchestras, and was assistant principal violist in the IU Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestras, and principal violist in the Vanderbilt Symphony.  Andrew has studied violin and viola pedagogy with Mimi Zweig at Indiana University and has taught in the IU String Academy.  He holds a Masters in Viola performance from Indiana University, under the tutelage of Atar Arad, and a Bachelors of Music (summa cum laude) from Vanderbilt University, where he was awarded the Jean Keller Heard Prize for Excellence in string performance.  His principal teachers are Atar Arad, Kathryn Plummer, and John Graham.

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