Sean Andres is an entrepreneur and freelancer in the music industry. His businesses are manifestations of his desire for healthier business practices within the industry. As a freelancer, Sean is a multi-instrumentalist and works in event production.
Taproot Drums is an instrument manufacturer that provides eco-friendly and sustainable alternatives to the exotic/endangered hardwoods that have been over-poached for decades. Eastern Hill Music L.L.C. is a sheet music publishing and distribution company disrupting the current standards in composer compensation rates, giving them a more fair financial return on their life’s work.
As a freelancer Sean has held various festival production roles including Production Technician, Assistant Stage Manager, Logistics Coordinator, and Production Intern for festivals such as the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts and the Breckenridge Music Festival.
Sean is an active musician, both as a solo artist and with his Pop-Punk band “Avenue K”. He has performed/recorded as a vocalist, guitarist, vibraphonist, and percussionist with various bands, orchestras, and wind symphonies across the Northeastern United States.
Sean writes scores/theme music for animation, and other media, most notably the 2020 animated short film “Go Fetch” by David Coole. In the summer of 2019, he explored State and National Parks across the country to develop his compositional technique utilizing the unique landscape/environment to directly influence the music.
Currently, Sean is further developing his two businesses at Carnegie Mellon University, in the Advanced Certificate Program for Music Entrepreneurship. and has a B.M. in Music Business from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.