Andrew Geyssens is the Director of Orchestras and Performing Arts Department Chair at Mayde Creek High School in Houston, TX. Previously he was the Director of Orchestras at Dubuque Senior High School in Dubuque, IA. He was also the Director of the Clarke University Chamber Orchestra and the Dubuque Youth Philharmonia.
A graduate of Bowling Green State University (M.M.Ed) and Western Illinois University (B.M.Ed), Mr. Geyssens is active in teaching orchestras of all ages and levels, conducting musicals, and teaching private bass lessons. His students have been accepted into All-State Orchestras and Honor Ensembles across the country.
Mr. Geyssens is a member of many professional organizations including the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Orchestra Directors Association, and the American String Teachers Association. He is also a Past-President for the Iowa String Teachers Association. He has had the joy of volunteering with Music for All at the Summer Symposium, Bands of America Regionals, and the National Festival.