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    TEACHER: Mr. Andrew Bodemer
    PHONE: (716) 407-9200
    About the Teacher: 

    ANDREW BODEMER is currently in his 24th year of music teaching for the 2023-2024 school year.  During his career, he has been responsible for a variety of bands and ensembles at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.  He has been employed at the Clarence Central School District (NY) for the past twenty-two years.

    Mr. Bodemer is currently spending his sixth year at Clarence Middle School after serving for a lengthy time as the band director at Clarence Center Elementary and Sheridan Hill Elementary.  He teaches 6-8 brass lessons and the select 7-8 Symphonic Band at CMS, as well as the CMS Jazz Ensemble.  In addition, he assists at Harris Hill Elementary with teaching brass lessons.

    Mr. Bodemer is a 1997 graduate of Corning West High School (NY).  He went on to earn his Bachelor of Music, graduating summa cum laude, from the State University of New York College at Fredonia in 2000.  He later earned his Master of Music from the University of Connecticut in 2004.  As an active member of ECMEA and NYSSMA, he has been honored with several opportunities to guest conduct and adjudicate for festival evaluations and performances.  Mr. Bodemer is also a trombonist and he performs throughout the Western New York region.  He currently serves as the low brass section leader of the Erie County Wind Ensemble.  Mr. Bodemer maintains a small teaching studio for trombone and euphonium.  Past students have successfully auditioned for prestigious camps, ensembles, and schools.  He resides in Getzville, NY with his wife Nicole and their sons Oliver and Hugo.


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