Faculty & Staff

Dr. Andrew Cote

New Sound Collective; Composition

Adjunct Faculty

  • New Sound Collective Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • Composition
  • B.M. University of New Hampshire
  • M.M. Central Michigan University
  • D.M.A., George Mason University

As a composer of acoustic and electronic music, Andrew Cote’s compositions have been performed and recorded across three continents. Recently his works have been featured at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial National Conference, the Tutti New Music Festival, and many more. Andrew is represented by BMI classical and distributes his music through self-publishing and MusicaNeo distributers located in Switzerland.

As a rock and popular music artist, Andrew has recorded with several groups including Aaron Tinjum and the Tangents, Winterstar, The Double Yellow, The Dino Monkeys, Armaniche’s Architects, Famous Ladies, and several more. He is an active studio drummer, recording on several albums each year. His music can be found on Young Hours Records, located in Dover, NH.

Andrew earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of New Hampshire and his Masters degree in Music Composition from Central Michigan University. Currently, Andrew is pursuing doctoral studies at George Mason University where he is studying music composition with Mark Camphouse. His former composition instructors include David R. Gillingham, Andrew Boysen Jr., David Hollinden, Jay Batzner, and Michael Annicchiarico.

Contact Dr. Cote:  acote2@gmu.edu