Andrew Szypula


Andrew holds a Master of Music in Percussion Performance degree from Temple University and has studied with Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame member and orchestra legend, Alan Abel. New Orleans has also brought Andrew into the drum set scene playing everything from New Orleans Traditional Jazz to Piano Bar requests.

Andrew is a member of the Beetle Percussion Artist Family, Percussive Arts Society, and the Vic Firth Education Team.

Upcoming Appearances

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From beginner bands to collegiate halftime shows to WGI Finalists. From jazz to classical to contemporary. From parade blocks to opening sets. Andrew can build a performance for your ensemble that will stand out as entertaining and promote excellence in your group.



Andrew is the Assistant Director of Bands at Tulane University where he oversees operations for the band program, co-designs the fall halftime shows, and serves as advisor for all auxiliary ensembles including Soundwave Pep Band, Shockwave Dance Team, and Green Wave Winds. Andrew has instructed groups and held clinics for all levels of music across the globe from New Orleans to MedellĂ­n, Colombia.