General Music & Chorus Teacher, Grades 1-12
Originally from New Hampshire, Andrew Fallu graduated in 2011 from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education, where his primary instrument was voice. He is currently enrolled in graduate studies at Hofstra, where he will graduate with his M.A in Music Education in the spring of 2018. Mr. Fallu is an active member of The National Association for Music Education (NAfME), The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), The Educational Theater Association (EdTA), and The Feierabend Association for Music Education (FAME). He holds both his New York State Teaching Certification in the area of Music, Grades K-12 and Certification in the Conversational Solfege music literacy method, Levels I and II.
In addition to teaching General Music in grades 1-6 and Chorus in grades 7-12, Andrew teaches a Music Theory elective in the High School. He also oversees Fermata the Blue, the School’s co-ed a cappella group, and directs the annual High School musical productions. Beyond these classes, Andrew serves as the advisor to the High School chapter of the Tri-M National Music Honor Society Chapter 7109.
In his spare time, Andrew performs and records as a member of Satellite Lane, a seven-member semi-professional co-ed a cappella group comprised of Long Island-area music teachers who regularly perform at both schools and regional competitions, as well as host workshops on the art of contemporary a cappella singing and its application in an educational setting.