Andrew Baldwin

Andrew Baldwin

Chicago, IL

Andrew Baldwin is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Madison with a Master of Music in percussion performance under Anthony Di Sanza, Thomas Ross, and Todd Hammes. While at UW Madison, he used the opportunity to study music both within and outside of the western classical tradition with focus on Afro-Cuban and Brazilian (Maracatu, Reggae, Pagode, and Rio) drumming, as well as developing a unique voice with his jazz playing and compositions. His studies have also included travel to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall with the Symphonic Wind ensemble and to Beijing and Shenyang, China to perform with the UW Madison Percussion Ensemble.