Andy Chau (he/him) is an experienced musician, live-performance producer, higher education professional, and educator. As director of career engagement at Berklee, he leads the strategic student outreach/career engagement plan and marketing/communications for the Career Center. He also oversees the Berklee Fellowship Program, which provides funds to students participating in an internship for academic credit. As an advisor, he specializes in the performance, business, and design career communities.
He was formerly the director of career services and student programs at Boston Conservatory, where he developed a comprehensive career services model for the Conservatory, implementing and producing a diverse portfolio of programs that included the Entrepreneurial Grant Program, the Professional Development Initiative, and the first (and now annual) Senior Dance Showcase in New York City. He continues to serve as the executive producer for both the Musical Theater and Dance showcases for graduating students at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Prior to working in higher education, he was a full-time music educator and has taught in the Fall River Public Schools, Boston Public Schools, and at the Rivers School Conservatory. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and performs with the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus and has toured in South Africa and the Middle East, performing in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel; and Istanbul, Turkey. He's a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) candidate at Northeastern University and holds a Master of Music Education (M.M.Ed.) degree from Boston Conservatory and a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.