Andy Studer

Violin, Viola, Piano, Guitar Teacher

Andy Studer


Culver City, CA
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Andy Motoi Studer is a recording violinist, multi-instrumentalist, and string arranger, born and raised in Los Angeles. He holds a BFA from the Performer Composer program at the California Institute of the Arts, and has received recording/writing credits on tracks from artists such as Hayley Kiyoko, Mari Iijima, and Baths. In 2022, he has done string arranging and recording for Yuna, the Rebecca Pidgeon album Parts of Speech Pieces of Sound, as well as co-writing and performing the video game song “Dreaming” in collaboration with James Landino and Funk Fiction. As a songwriter, he will continue to release original songs as Motoi through the rest of the year.

A passionate music teacher of over ten years, he has worked with hundreds of students as a violin, viola, piano, and guitar teacher. He happily received his Suzuki certification for Violin Unit 1, and plans to receive more certifications in the coming years.