Andrew Duffer is the 5th-12th grade choral director at West Canada Valley Central School in New York, where he has taught since 2018. He teaches elementary, middle and high school choir, middle school general music and middle and high school voice lessons. In addition to these duties he directs the select choir, West Canadians, and is a co-director for the West Canada Valley Musical Theatre Group. Outside of the district, Andrew performs with the Mohawk Valley Choral Society for their annual spring season masterworks. Since 2016, he has become involved in the American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) Eastern Region in increasing capacities, serving initially as a High School chaperone in Boston, MA (2016) and then as Junior High Honor Choir Chairperson in Pittsburgh, PA (2018) and Rochester, NY (2020).
Mr. Duffer holds a B.M. from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and an M.M.E. from Florida State University, studying under Dr. Andre Thomas and Dr. Judy Bowers.