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BergeronAndrew
Adjunct Associate Professor of Music - Guitar and Music Theory

Biography

Andrew Bergeron is a guitarist, composer, educator, and entrepreneur from Grand Rapids, Michigan known for his work with the Folias Duo. Bergeron's 14 year collaboration with Folias, a duo co-led with his wife, flutist Carmen Maret, demonstrates Bergeron’s flexibility and expertise in classical, world, and improvised music. He has performed with Folias on stages around the globe including in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, Argentina, and Chile. His contribution as both a composer and performed with Folias has produced six CDs of original music and arrangements for flute and guitar. About Folias’ release Tango and Snow, Todd Gorman in American Record Guide wrote, "Bergeron plays classical and flamenco guitars with a great range of energy and sensitivity."

Bergeron maintains an active teaching career serving as an instructor of guitar, music theory, and aural skills at three West Michigan colleges: Aquinas College, Grand Valley State University, and Grand Rapids Community College.

Courses Taught

  • Guitar
  • Beginning Guitar
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Integrated Theory III