Andrew Snow


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  • Remote Lessons
  • Midwest Young Artists Conservatory
  • Arlington Heights, IL

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Professional Associations

Chicago Sinfonietta, Lake Forest Symphony (assistant principal cello), Chicago P


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  • Private Studio in Mount Prospect. Also- Remote lessons
  • Chamber music coach at Sherwood Conservatory
  • MM from SMU; BM from Northern Illinois University
  • Extensive performance career-chamber and orchestra
  • Extensive experience as a cello instructor

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Background & Experience

(Please see website for more information). A native of Chicago, Andrew Snow holds a Bachelor Degree in Cello Performance from Northern Illinois University, where he was a student of Marc Johnson, the cellist of the world known Vermeer Quartet, and a Master Degree in cello Performance from the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU (Southern Methodist University) where he was a student of the late Russian cellist Lev Aronson.
He is a member of Chicago Sinfonietta, Lake Forest Symphony (assistant principal cellist), Chicago Philarmonic, Chicago Ensemble, and has played with many orchestras including Lyric Opera of Chicago, Ravinia Festival, Kenosha Symphony (principal cellist for many years), Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Milwaukee Symphony and many more.

He attended the Summer Cleveland Institute, and the Aspen Music Festival , where he had lessons with cellist Alan Harris; and has performed at the Grand Teton Music Festival. He also studied with Chicago Symphony's cellist Richard Hirschl and Lyric Opera of Chicago's cellist Marijane Carr. Mr. Snow is an active recitalist, chamber musician, orchestra musician, and teacher. He has taught hundreds of cello students as a member of Betty Haag Suzuki School, Trinity University, Kenosha University, and his private cello studio (
He is often invited as a judge for student competitions.