Andrew Sheffield

Presbyterian College and Newberry College

ANDREW SHEFFIELD received his Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and his Master of Music degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His principal teachers include Frank Weinstock and Robert Weirich, with additional studies with Eteri Andjaparidze and Maurice Hinson and collaborative coaching from Donna Loewy. Having made his concerto debut at age 16 with the Macon Symphony Orchestra, Sheffield has performed extensively as both a soloist and a collaborator, including at the International Festival-Institute at Round Top (TX), the Kansas City Cello Clinic, the International Clarinet Society’s ClarinetFest, and as a featured artist of the St. Louis Artist Presentation Society. Until fall 2021, Sheffield was an accompanist and adjunct instructor of piano, musicianship, and music theory at Presbyterian College and Newberry College, and he directed the Laurens County Academy of Music at PC. Now he is a full-time editor with the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and continues to perform regularly while maintaining a private piano studio, directing the music at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Clinton, and accompanying the Laurens County Chorale.