ANDREW “DREW” O’CONNOR
Andrew (Drew) is a Drum enthusiast. He has been playing the drums since 2010 and is a Rock and Roll After School graduate. He has learned several different styles and techniques from various talented instructors and musicians at the school.
Drew was captain and drummer for the award-winning Spring-Ford High School Jazz Band. He received soloist medals and the Louis D. Armstrong Award for jazz abilities his senior year of high school.
Andrew has been performing with his own alternative/rock band at several large live venues over the past 6 years. In addition to performing, teaching, and studying, Andrew and his band recently recorded their first studio album of original music that can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Play. They were even featured on Philadelphia’s local radio station, Radio 104.5, performing on their Live at 5 segment in April of 2018.
He is currently continuing his love of music, studying at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Andrew is a Music Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology major and is minoring in Music Education. Upon completion of his collegian studies, he hopes to take on more students to spread his love of music to as many people as he can!