Cellist/Manager Andrew Mille
Andrew W. Mille, Tomas Jakubek, Brent Price, Courtney Sharp, Mayumi Nakamura, Nikolai Svishev, Rafe Goldman, Asako Kremer and many other talented artists are represented by Classical Charleston. Classical Charleston was created for the purpose of connecting our customers to the finest musicians in the area. Their goal is simply to provide you with the quality and experience that will ensure the perfect atmosphere for your finest occasions. Classical Charleston offers a variety of classical, pop and jazz selections along with ensemble combinations of various size and instrumentation. The kinds of events they accommodate range from intimate wedding anniversaries to corporate events hosting hundreds of guests, to 2nd Sunday on King Street.
Andrew Mille began his cello studies in the USC strings project in Columbia S.C. at the age of eight. He went on to play for both the South Carolina Youth Philharmonic Orchestra and All State Orchestra during his high school years and in 2000 was awarded the Harry Lightsey scholarship to continue his studies at the College of Charleston under the instruction of Damian Kremer. Pursuing a Bachelors degree in cello performance, Andrew went on to give performances for Piccolo Spoleto, the Monday Night Concert Series, Music Under the Oaks and for the Bishop Gadsden Community. In the summers spanning from 2001 to 2004 Andrew attended the Meadowmount School of Music in upstate New York and was under the instruction of Owen Carmen. During this time, he also served as principal cellist of the CofC chamber orchestra, and was given the opportunity to be a soloist, performing the J.C. Bach double cello concerto with orchestra. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in “05 Andrew went on to study with Natalia Khoma as part of the Artist Certificate program at CofC. Andrew currently performs with and manages Classical Charleston as well as Jazz Charleston. He and Tomas Jakubek formed the first professional electric string quartet in South Carolina this year, performing pop, jazz, classical pops and rock on contemporary looking yamaha electric instruments. Andrew also teaches cello and is a faculty member of the Charleston Music School.
Classical Charleston Available Instrumentation
- Solo (violin, cello, piano, guitar or voice)
- Duo (violin, cello)
- Trio (violin, viola, cello and or flute)
- Quartet (violins, viola, cello)
- Electric String Quartet (Yamaha violins, cello, viola)
- Musical Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Christmas, Religious...
- Live Recordings