Andrew Lu is a music educator and Palo Alto native. He currently teaches band and choir at Thomas S. Hart Middle School in Pleasanton, CA. Additionally, he serves as the Board President of Ninth Planet, a new music ensemble and service organization based in San Francisco, CA. Andrew graduated from University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music with a B.M. in Music Education in 2019, where he was active as a conductor, leading performances with Pacific’s choirs, bands, and new music ensembles. Andrew has also music directed musical theatre productions with PEP and A Theatre Near U, and served as the Choral Assistant at the Stockton Youth Chorale from 2017-2019. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, NAfME, CMEA, CCDA, and the Barbershop Harmony Society.