Andrew J. Shaud
Andrew holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Cello Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University where he studied with Mihaly Virizlay.
Andrew has completed training for Cello Units 1- 4, as well as Suzuki Principles in Action and Wrap Your Brain Around Targeted Technique Practice. He has taken courses with Pam Davenport, Sally Gross, Annette Costanzi, Carrie Reuning-Hummel and Timothy Durbin.
As a performer, Andrew has played with the Baltimore Symphony, Maryland Symphony and Gettysburg Symphony Orchestras. He has performed recitals in Baltimore, Boston and Cicero, NY.
Andrew teaches students of all ages and abilities, in his studio. His students have played in Baltimore and Howard County All-County Orchestras, the Baltimore Symphony’s Side-by-Side Concert, Maryland’s All-State Orchestra and all levels of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra.
In addition to teaching private lessons, Andrew taught at the Baltimore Talent Education Center for 11 years. He is also the Director of the Upper School String Orchestra and Middle and Lower School String Ensembles at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland.