Andrew Bayles

Award winning pianist, composer, and arranger.

Andrew Bayles serves as the Associate Director of Music and Worship at Peachtree Presbyterian Church.  At Peachtree, he arranges/orchestrates music for, organizes and directs a custom-tailored instrumental ensemble that leads Sunday morning worship.   In addition to his service at Peachtree Church, he is an active freelance pianist, accompanist, conductor, arranger and orchestrator throughout the Southeast.  Andrew has won top production with the Atlanta Opera's "24 hour opera project," as both a composer and as a music director. His most recent engagements have been collaborations with The Atlanta Symphony Musicians Foundation, The Atlanta Opera, The Vega Quartet, The Peachtree String Quartet and many world class singers and instrumentalists.   He recently founded and currently manages The Kellett Chapel Recital Series at Peachtree Church. This series brings a diverse scope of chamber music to one of Atlanta's premiere acoustic venues.    www.kellettchapelseries.org

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Studied conducting under:  Brad Holmes, Alan Raines, Michael Palmer and Eric Nelson

Piano studies/Collaborative artist studies: Vladimir Feltzman, Susan Cobb, Peter Marshall and Jeffrey Price

Composition/Arranging studies: Jeremy Brunk, David Burdick and Ovid Young