Andy M

Coach - Independent Projects

Andy works with students on independent projects at Moon Prep. He has extensive experience guiding students through the book writing process and they have gone on to self publish on platforms such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Google Play. Andy has also guided students in commercially releasing their music on all the major streaming platforms, such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, and more.

Andy is a current faculty member in the music department at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, where he teaches music and music business courses. He is a professional musician (jazz pianist and composer) as well as an experienced author. Andy runs his own media company and has extensive experience with commercially released music projects, books, ebooks, audiobooks, eCommerce merchandise, and more. He has written (and ghostwritten) several books on a variety of topics, including music (improvisation and music production), creative entrepreneurship, personal finance, investing/trading, the blockchain, and fiction.

Andy enjoys helping students plan, develop, design, and publish their first books/ebooks, songs, and albums. He is eager to guide his students and their families through creative projects which can help them stand out in the competitive college admissions process.

Education:

New England Conservatory of Music
Master of Music, Music Composition

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Bachelor of Music, Music Theory & Composition