Andrew Bailey

Violin Teacher

Andrew Bailey

SAA Member


Clarksville, TN
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Andrew Bailey grew up in Jefferson City, Missouri playing in the local Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra holding principal second and assistant concertmaster positions. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance in 2017. While at Southeast Missouri State University, he studied under Dr. Brandon Christensen and Dr. Sophia Han. He has co-taught and led Suzuki Group classes, Suzuki Youth orchestra, and sectionals under Southeast Missouri State University’s Music Academy.

Mr. Bailey is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Education from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. He has started a Suzuki violin program at the Madison Street Music and Arts Academy, in Clarksville, where he is now the Director of Suzuki Violin. He also is one of the conductors for the Clarksville Youth String Orchestra, directing the Overture division.

Mr. Bailey pursued Suzuki Teacher Training in 2017 after teaching four years prior. He currently holds certification up to violin unit four studying with teacher trainers Amanda Schubert, Kathleen Spring, Edmund Sprunger, and Vera McCoy-Sulentic. Mr. Bailey is committed to his continuing education and research in the field to provide both students and parents with the tools needed to succeed.

In addition to teaching, Mr. Bailey participated in the Southern Illinois Music Festival and was an administrative assistant and co-Music Librarian while participating in Festival Suoni d’Abruzzo in Italy for two years. He has also participated in masterclasses from Boris Allakhverdyan, David Halen, Brian Lewis, The Miro Quartet, and Liesl Schoenberger Doty.