Andrew performs his guitar compositions in solo concerts throughout the United States and Europe. He is also a member of the internationally recognized Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, which regularly tours worldwide.
Andrew was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Virginia. He received a Bachelor of Music Degree in Classical Guitar Performance in 1980 at James Madison University, and completed his Master of Music Degree in Studio Guitar at University of Southern California in 1986; both degrees magna cum laude. He was the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships at USC, including the Jack Marshall Memorial Scholarship and the Del Amo Foundation Grant for Study in Spain. Andrew resides in southern California.
Andrew York has developed a formula which has brought him a degree of international success few of his contemporaries would not envy.
Paul Fowles, Classical Guitar Magazine
It is clear from his music that Mr. York is an accomplished guitarist and polished musician. Every phrase sits comfortably on the fingerboard, and throughout each composition there is a rich sonority of guitar sound.
Bryan Johanson, Soundboard Magazine
I am always impressed with how well composed Yorks works are&
Gendai Guitar Magazine