Dr. Andrea Cheeseman is Professor of Clarinet at Appalachian State University. A versatile performer, Cheeseman appears regularly as a soloist and collaborative musician locally and nationally. As an advocate of new music and a specialist in the performance of electroacoustic music, she has received invitations to perform at colleges and universities and at diverse festivals such as the Electroacoustic Barn Dance, SEAMUS, Third Practice, National Flute Association Conventions and the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium.
Prior to her appointment at ASU, Cheeseman was on the faculties of Delta State University, Alma College and Hillsdale College. Cheeseman earned the Doctorate of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in clarinet performance from Michigan State University and the Bachelor of Music degrees in clarinet performance and music education from Ithaca College.
When not teaching or performing, Cheeseman spends her time gardening, swimming and practicing ashtanga yoga.