Andrea is a performer proficient in classical and jazz guitar. An alumna of Berklee College of Music, she studied Jazz Guitar Performance and also received an Outstanding Alumni Service award. Post-Collegiate studies include Applied Performance in Classical Guitar with Robert Guthrie of Southern Methodist University.


Andrea directs applied guitar studies at Lone Star College - North Harris, Guitar Arts Pre-Collegiate Studio in Houston and is a jazz consultant to Spring Texas School District. Student recognition includes classical performance awards in competitions through MTNA, Eastfield College, University of Texas/Dallas, the Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival, Houston Young Artist Concerts and the Guitar Foundation of America Ensemble Showcase. Jazz Students have been selected to Region Jazz Ensemble and showcased twice at Midwest Clinic.


Andrea travels internationally as a clinician and performer in Europe, Central and South America as well as cities all around the US and Canada. She has articles published in the American Suzuki Journal, Soundboard and American Music Teacher. Andrea is Certified through the Music Teacher's National Association and is a Registered Teacher Trainer with the Suzuki Association.


Andrea is humbled and proud that arts advocacy group Alarte of Guatemala City, Guatemala has created a Scholarship in her name. The first recipient of the 'Beca Andrea Cannon' is enjoying the benefits of a new guitar as well as expert Suzuki instruction, and she also has a beautiful smile.