Andrew has been performing for audiences in the Detroit Metropolitan area and beyond for nearly 40 years. He began singing in area community theatre groups at the age of 12, singing roles in “The Music Man”, “The Sound of Music” and “Gypsy”. Later, Andrew returned to the stage in local productions as Sid in “The Pajama Game”, Tony in “West Side Story” and Curly in “Oklahoma”. Most recently, Andrew appeared as The Singing Soldier in “The Living Stations of The Cross”, earning excellent reviews from WJR, Catholic Radio, and The Michigan Catholic. Andrew has toured Europe 5 times as a soloist and in various groups. Andrew attended Wayne State University as a Board of Governor’s Talent Scholar, earning a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Music/Performance in 1988.
Andrew has been on the staff of St. Regis Catholic Church in Bloomfield Hills since March of 1989, serving as Minister of Music, Choir Director, and Cantor along the way. Andrew also serves as Cantor at the Archdiocesan level for special events, and is the Vice President/Membership Chair for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, Detroit Chapter. Andrew lives in Clinton Township, MI with his three children.
The first Mass in our newly renovated church will take place on Sunday, June 14 at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to join us for this very special Mass of Thanksgiving and Renewal. Until that time all weekend Masses will be held in the St. Regis Gym, and daily Masses will be held in the Father Shields Club Room. After June 14, all daily and weekend Masses will be held in the church. Please click on the Mass Schedule link to the right for more information.