Drew Shanefield

Bachelor of Music - New York University
Master of Science, Music Education - Queens College, NY
Master of Music - West Chester University
Doctor of Education - 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.


Brass Arranger
Design Team


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