- Tallahassee, Florida
Andrew Bailey of Tallahassee Florida performs solo, chamber and orchestra works throughout Florida, New York and New England, and has won several prestigious regional and international competitions including the American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition in New York and the Venice Musicale Young Artist Scholarship Competition. He has performed at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall and with the SuperStrings orchestra under the direction of Itzhak Perlman.
He also joined IU High School in 2017. Andrew finds that IU high School makes it easy to enroll in classes and register for proctored exams—all of which make it possible for him to focus on his music and travel to perform across the country, all while making progress toward his academic honors diploma.
As I look forward to college, IU High School gives me an opportunity to earn a quality college prep high school diploma and fulfill my dreams of performing the cello across the country at the same time.
When asked what advice he would give to students considering attending IU High School, Andrew said:
"I would advise students to look the entire package IUHS offers. IUHS administrators, counselors and instructors will take the time to make certain you are taking the best courses for your diploma needs. The staff always answers questions either by phone or by email. The counselors are open minded about elective courses and if IUHS doesn't carry a particular course you are interested in, they will approve another course from an accredited on line high school to help facilitate your individual focus."
As the first place winner of the 2019 Tallahassee Youth Orchestra Concerto competition, Andrew will be performing at the Florida State University Ruby Diamond Concert Hall (Tallahassee, FL) on May 5, 2019 at 3:00pm.