Andrew Kasper joins ETM from the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. He has worked as a conductor, band director, and private instructor in the Texas panhandle for the past 10 years conducting and performing for musical theater productions including “Into The Woods”, “The Fantastiks”, “Jane Eyre”, “Chicago”, ” City Lights”, and “TEXAS outdoor musical drama”, as well as serving the West Texas A&M University Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra as principal clarinetist and as conducting assistant. He earned a Bachelors in Music Education, and a Masters in Instrumental Conducting from WTAMU under Don Lefevre, Dr. Mark Bartley, and Dr. Gary Garner. Mr. Kasper has taught at Hereford ISD, Canyon ISD, and WTAMU as Adjunct Professor of Music Technology. Most recently, he was Director of music at Boys Ranch ISD.