Andy Blanco is a percussionist in New York City with a diverse career of performing and recording with symphony orchestras, opera companies, chamber ensembles, bands, singers, composers and on Broadway. He is currently the percussionist and assistant conductor for the Broadway revival of Hello Dolly, starring Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce.  He has most recently performed with the Broadway productions of An American in Paris, Bullets Over Broadway, and Nice Work If You Can Get It as well as with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Novus NY.

Andy earned both a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Percussion and a Master’s Degree in Orchestral Performance from the Manhattan School of Music.  He maintains a private teaching studio in New York City and is an artist endorser for Pearl Corporation and Adams Musical Instruments, Paiste cymbals and Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets.

 

For a list of recording and performance credits, click here.