Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Practice

Additional Title

Assistant Director Of Bands

Research Interests
  • Music Composition
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory Pedagogy
  • Contemporary Music
  • Rock and Popular Music
Research Summary

As a composer of acoustic and electronic music, Andrew Cote’s compositions have been performed and recorded across three continents. His works have been featured at the Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium, the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, the World Saxophone Congress, and various other festivals and conferences. His latest album, Ulterior Motives: The Saxophone Music of Andrew Cote, is available on itunes, Amazon, and most other online retailers. Andrew previously taught music composition, orchestration, music technology, and directed the new music ensemble at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Andrew began teaching at Merrimack College in the fall of 2020, where he teaches courses in music theory and music technology.

  • D.M.A., Music Composition, George Mason University
  • M.M., Music Composition, Central Michigan University
  • B.M., Music Education, University of New Hampshire