Michael Andreas

Michael Andreas

Adjunct Professor of Music Technology, Artist in Residence
Mary Pappert School of Music
Commercial Music, Media, and Jazz

Music, Room 319
Phone: 412.396.6080
andreasm@duq.edu

Education:

Music Composition, UCLA
Music Performance, Cal State University, Los Angeles and Los Angeles City College
Private Study, Composition
Private Study, Woodwind Instruments
Biography

Received an EMMY nomination for his work on the A&E special Heroes for the Planet - featuring Charlotte Church. Among other television credits are: Married... With Children, Wheel of Fortune, music for NBC's coverage of the 2008 Olympics in China, The Celestial Empire and Christopher Lowell's Interior Motives. Film credits include: Dream for an Insomniac with Jennifer Aniston & Ione Skye; Call Me Claus with Whoopi Goldberg; and the multiple award-winning feature documentaries Legacy of the Hollywood Blacklist & The Girls in the Band. Stage credits include the 2007 Tony Award-winning - Jay Johnson, the Two & Only, Susan Tyrrell's My Rotten Life (A Bitter Operetta), Mass Appeal, Christmas Babies, Don't Hug Me and Speed Dating. Mr. Andreas has scored hundreds of hours of documentary television that have aired on A&E, Discovery, National Geographic, PBS, and David Lynch's DLT network. He has composed for online gaming platforms including the original Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy programs and was the Music Director for Los Angeles Ballet, for 13 seasons. As a performer, he has performed, toured, and recorded with some of the most prominent acts in popular music as well as with multiple orchestras, musical theatre productions, and jazz artists.