College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department of Music


Faculty & Staff

Andrea Picard Boecker

Part-Time Faculty

Office:   CA 3095
Phone:   410-704-2839
Fax:   410-704-2841

Andrea Picard Boecker


Violinist Andréa Picard Boecker’s musical and social involvement has brought her to perform in the most diverse venues, from Carnegie Hall to the slums of Delhi, India. As a recitalist and chamber player, Picard Boecker has been heard in Italy, France, Hungary and across the United States and Canada. Her thoughtful performances have been applauded in masterclasses by internationally acclaimed musicians such as Maxim Vengerov, Vadim Repin, Gil Shaham and Léonidas Kavakos.

An avid chamber player, Andréa frequently collaborates with colleagues and regularly tours Québec and the Mid-Atlantic region with pianist Irene Kim, playing in various concert venues for enthusiastic audiences.

Originally from Québec, she earned the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec à Montréal's award with highest distinction in violin performance and chamber music. She also won the Josef Kaspar Award in Strings at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, where she received her Master’s of Music in Violin Performance and Violin Pedagogy. Picard is a recipient of the Lieutenant-Governor of Québec’s Award and the Music Teachers National Association’s STAR Award.

In addition to teaching violin at Towson University, Andréa Picard Boecker is a faculty member at the Peabody Institute where she coaches Conservatory chamber music, teaches violin for the Preparatory Division, and is assistant coordinator of the Young People’s String Program. She is also a faculty member at the Camp Musical des Laurentides, in Canada.







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