Cellist Andrea E. Mills holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Hartt School and a Master of Music Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Among her teachers she includes cellists Alan Harris, David Wells and Peter Stumpf, and ensembles including the Cleveland Quartet, the Emerson Quartet, and the American Quartet. She has done extensive teacher training in the Tradtional Method as well as the Suzuki Method. Her past teaching positions have included Valparaiso University, the Hartt School of Music Community Division, the Ethel Walker School, Choate-Rosemary Hall and Western Springs School of Talent Education. As an active freelancer and chamber musician, she performs in the US as well as the United Kingdom. She is a member of the Castillon Piano Trio, Tricordes and is on the faculty of the Stamford International Music Festival and the Suzuki Music School of Westport. Her residence is in Trumbull, CT.