Andrew Reinhart is a graduate student at Texas Tech University pursuing a Master of Music degree in saxophone performance while serving as a teaching assistant in the music theory department. He received his BM in music education and saxophone performance at TTU in 2016, graduating summa cum laude.
Andrew has performed as a soloist at the NASA Region IV Conferences in Fort Worth, TX and Norman, OK, and with the TTU Concert Band, performing Luigi Zaninelli’s Elegy for Alto Saxophone. In addition, he was named alternate in the 2013 TTU Woodwind Area Concerto Competition. Andrew has performed in solo and chamber masterclasses with Claude Delangle, Nathan Nabb, Jeffrey Loeffert, Jonathan Helton, Matt Sintchak, Leo Saguiguit, and Michael Ibrahim, and has participated in several duo performances with his colleagues at TTU. Andrew attended the Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute in the summer of 2016 where he studied with Frederick Hemke, John Sampen, Gail Levinsky, and Sean Hurlburt.
As a member of the saxophone studio, Andrew has traveled extensively for performances at the NASA Biennial Conference in Tempe, AZ; the World Saxophone Congress XVI in St. Andrews, Scotland; the NASA Region IV Conferences in Fort Worth, TX and Norman, OK; and the TMEA Convention in San Antonio, TX.
An active teacher, Andrew is a staff instructor with the Young Saxophonist’s Institute, teaches masterclasses in the Lubbock middle schools, and maintains an active private studio in the Lubbock area. He completed his student teaching at Ronald Reagan HS and Bush MS (San Antonio, TX) during the Spring of 2016. His primary musical and educational mentors have been David Dees, Duane Hill, Dr. Sarah McKoin, Dr. Eric Allen, and Greg White.
In his free time, Andrew enjoys sharing life with family and friends, playing golf, watching Dallas Stars games, and listening to music.