Andrew Beach is the Music Education Director for the Young Musicians of Alamance and Co-Director of the Alamance Youth Orchestra. With a diverse musical background spanning classical, jazz, bluegrass, rock, musical theater, metal, and old-time music, he excels as an upright/electric bassist. He plays double bass with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and gigs as a freelance performer. Additionally, he enjoys playing a variety of instruments which include the guitar, violin/fiddle, cello, banjo, baglama, ukulele, and drum kit.

He earned his B.M. in K-12 instrumental music education from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro and has a rich teaching history including UNCG Summer Music camp, Guilford County Schools Summer Arts Institute, and Claxton Elementary School. He also offers private string instrument lessons through the Gant School of Music and Jazz and through his home studio. He actively contributes to the field of music education as co-chair of the NC Music Educators Association – Popular Music Education Committee.

Andrew, originally from Raleigh, NC, now resides in Greensboro, NC with his wife, a rabbit, and three cats. His passion for music education shines through his work and dedication to nurturing young talents in the Piedmont Triad and beyond. He is thrilled to be joining the MWROC team!