Andrea began playing the cello at the age of 12. She quickly fell in love with the instrument, and played in a number of youth orchestras and festivals. She attended the University of Northern Colorado on several talent and academic scholarships, and graduated in 2010 with a degree in Cello Performance. She has played in UNC's University Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, the Longmont Symphony, and a number of pit orchestras. She has played in festivals and concerts in California, Alaska, Massachusetts, Germany, and Austria.
She currently lives in Greeley, Colorado and is working on her master's degree at UNC.