ANDREAS BRADE was born in Waiblingen, Germany but moved Massachusetts to study music at Berklee College of Music where he received his BA. After Graduating with his masters in Music from Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusettes, Andreas moved to NYC. Since then he has been an accompanist at the Mark Morris Dance Center, the Martha Graham School, the Joffery Ballet School and played classes for Alvin Ailey, Peridance, Tisch NYU and many more. As modern dance composer, Andreas has been composing music for over five years for Cornfield Dance and is music was performed at the 2015 Bryant Park Summer Concert Series, University Settlement, Dixon Place and the Scranton Civic Theatre. Andreas has performed with several world music groups at festivals and venues such as the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Kennedy Center, Boston Symphony Hall, The Blue Note and the Apollo Cafe, to name a few.
The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.