Composer, conductor, and scholar, Dr. Andrea Ramsey enjoys a working with singers of all ages and abilities. Currently, she is on faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder, as Assistant Professor of Conducting and Associate Director of Choral Studies.
Dr. Ramsey enjoys guest conducting opportunities with all-state choirs, and has also conducted honor choirs for divisional conventions of the American Choral Directors Association. Additionally, she serves as principal conductor for the Pacific International Young Women’s Choral Festival in Eugene, Oregon.
An ASCAPlus award-winning composer, she has approximately 90 published choral works in print with traditional publishers such as Alliance, Boosey & Hawkes, Carl Fischer, Colla Voce, G. Schirmer, GIA, Pavane, Santa Barbara and Walton. She is also venturing into digital publishing via web-based music marketplace, www.musicspoke.com A composer with a teacher’s heart, Dr. Ramsey enjoys collaborating with choirs through residencies. She maintains close ties as composer-in-residence for the Allegro Choirs of Kansas City, and has also enjoyed residencies at Ithaca College, and the Crescent City Choral Festival in New Orleans.
As a scholar, Dr. Ramsey has presented for state, divisional, and national conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, and also at the 6th Annual Symposium on Sociology in Music Education, as well as The Phenomenon Singing Symposium in St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. An active member of ACDA, CMS, and ASCAP, she believes strongly in the positive impact created through rehearsing and performing meaningful choral music.