Arranger & Brass Caption Supervisor, The Cadets
Brass Designer, Cadets2
BM - New York University
MS ED - Queens College, NY
MM - West Chester University
EdD - Widener University
Dr. Andrew Shanefield has spent his career in education as an instrumental music teacher in the Haverford Township School District in Pennsylvania. He is a former member of the music faculty at Swarthmore College.
Drew returns to The Cadets in 2019 as the brass designer and caption supervisor for the corps. He is also the brass designer for Cadets2. Previously, he has served in similar positions for the Cavaliers, Bluecoats, The Cadets, Carolina Crown and Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps.
Dr. Shanefield graduated from New York University in 1992 and received a master's degree in Music Education degree from Queens College, a master's in Music Performance from West Chester University, and a Doctorate in Higher Education from Widener University. He is a member of ASCAP and is a performing artist/clinician for Yamaha band instruments. Drew is an active composer, clinician, and adjudicator across the country. Drew and his family reside in suburban Philadelphia.