As an active soloist, chamber musician, electronic musician, and composer from the United States, Andy Cowling has a passion for furthering music appreciation, from the ancient to music written to address the social issues of the present day. Cowling presents solo and chamber music recitals throughout the United States and Europe.
In 2014, Andy Cowling graduated summa cum laude from the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media in Musical Performance under Germany's leading classical guitarist Prof. Frank Bungarten. Studying with Prof. Paul Reilly, he received his Bachelor of Music at the Ball State University and graduated with an Artist Diploma in Classical Guitar Performance in 2011.
In addition to classical guitar, Cowling has been active in creating and performing electronic music. His solo debut “July 4, 2020” was released on Mille Plateaux in the summer of 2020. Cowling has also had an ongoing collaboration with John-Robin Bold since 2016. Cowling and Bold have together performed across Europe. In
October 2020, the duo will be releasing their debut album as a tape/digital release on the newly established label Glenn Dancer Records.
Andy has held several teaching positions as an adjunct professor at Taylor University, as the Graduate Assistant for Guitar at Ball State University. Currently he is teaching Classical Guitar at the New Yorker Musische Akademie in CJD Braunschweig, Germany and maintains a private studio.