A Pops member for over 15 years, Andrea’s other orchestral engagements include performances with the Little Orchestra Society, American Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony and the New York City Opera National Company. As a performer on Broadway, Andrea has played for the New York productions of West Side Story, Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof, Beauty and the Beast, Nine and Into the Woods. She held Principal Bassoon positions in Spain with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia and Opera Teatro Galicia as well as with the South Dakota Symphony. Andrea holds degrees from New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music and the Juilliard School.
She is on the faculties of Kean University, New Jersey City University and coaches chamber music for NJYS and Juilliard Pre-College. Andrea’s other interests include a passion for our historic resources and she recently earned the Certificate in Historic Preservation from Drew University.