Drew Spradlin is a pianist, composer, and teacher originally from Alabama. He has earned a B.M. from the University of Montevallo and a M.M. in classical piano from Manhattan School of Music under the direction of Phillip Kawin. He currently applies this traditional training to more modern musical outlets and mixed media, electronic composition. Drew has given performances at Mannes School of Music’s Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance, Spectrum NYC, Mise-En_Place Brooklyn, and has showcased works at numerous other venues.
In addition Drew is a very active teacher. His pedagogical philosophy incorporates a strong foundation of music theory, ear training, and composition. He believes structural knowledge of music assists one’s performative ability and yields much more expressivity and joy.