Andria Fennig | Pianist
Andria Fennig received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from Arizona State University in 2002. She has served on the faculties of AZ State University, the University of Hawaii-Manoa, Paradise Valley Community College, and Grand Canyon University. Ms. Fennig has a wide and all-encompassing piano performance background including solo performance, collaborative artistry, chamber music, and pit orchestra work for touring Broadway shows and entertainer acts (Book of Mormon, Wicked, Color Purple, Beautiful, Matilda, West Side Story, Jackie Evancho, Chris Mann, Il Divo, and Three Irish Tenors). She regularly appears with the 2-time, Grammy Award winning Phoenix Chorale. An advocate for new music performance, Me. Fennig has performed with the Albuquerque-based LINKS Ensemble, Phoenix-based Crossing 32nd Street Ensemble, and the Arizona State University-based New American Piano Music Ensemble. In 2012, she was a guest artist for an “All John Cage” symposium at Arizona State University, celebrating the life and musical composition of John Cage. Dr. Fennig founded and served as the representative for the flute, cello, and piano trio Paradisa!, which performed several chamber concerts throughout the Southwest United States including the annually celebrated Red Rocks Music Festival in Sedona, AZ, and the Abiquiu Music Festival in Abiquiu, NM. She currently serves as accompanist and director of Contemporary Worship Arts at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church. Additionally, she teaches a large body of private piano students in the Phoenix metropolitan area.