Mr. Andrew Hoy

Violin, Viola Teacher

Andrew Hoy

SAA Member


Flourtown, PA
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Andrew Hoy earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Music and History from Vassar College, where he graduated with honors.  His private violin studies started at the age of four with Suzuki violin at the Academy of Community Music; his teachers include Robert dePasquale (retired Principal Philadelphia Orchestra member), and Betty-Jean Hagen. His has completed Suzuki teacher trainings with James Hutchins and Alice Vierra.

Andrew is passionate about bringing music education to the community, and is the owner and director of Ambler Music Academy, where he maintains a private violin and viola studio. In addition to keeping a private studio, he also founded and directs the strings program at St. Helena School in Blue Bell and Centre Square Montessori Children’s House.

Mr. Hoy is an active violinist in the community and plays for various chamber ensembles, pit orchestras, and symphony orchestras, with whom he has performed in concert halls throughout the United States, Eastern Europe and Brazil.  He is the Concertmaster of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra.