Andrew Linford

Cell phone: (415) 375-0379


Stanford University

Stanford, CA
September 2008 - June 2011
  • B.A. International Relations 2011, minor in U.S. History, certificate in African studies
  • Studied Abroad in Cape Town: studied the history of Cape Town including participating in community service teaching English in a local township enabling 6th graders to document their lives in a written booklet
  • Studied Abroad at Oxford: cultural learning and one-on-one tutorials with Oxford professors in two subjects: Economics of Globalisation and also Music Composition
  • Studied composition with Mark Applebaum and Giancarlo Aquilanti
  • Took several courses related to education, including the History of U.S. Education

Previous Experience

International Teaching Associate, Ministry of Education

Singapore, Singapore
September 2011 - December 2012
  • Taught at St. Andrew's Secondary School, an all-boys government school
  • Taught English, Music, History, and Maths
  • Taught service-learning workshops while co-leading a service-learning trip to Indonesia
  • Developed music composition curriculum to prepare O-Level Music students for their exams

Curriculum Development Intern, Strive for College

Atherton, CA
June 2010 - September 2010
  • Developed an original college introduction workshop for high schoolers and materials for new Strive Chapters, an organization which mentors underprivileged students to help them attend college

Coro Fellow in Public Affairs, Coro Northern California

San Francisco
August 2013 - June 2014
  • 9 month graduate-level training program that prepares diverse and talented individuals for effective and ethical leadership focused in public affairs, primarily using varied short-term consulting engagements
  • United Educators of San Francisco: Initiated membership survey for upcoming contract negotiations

School Experience

Head & Co-Head Coordinator, Melody & John Gill Elementary

Redwood City, CA
March 2009 - June 2011
  • Taught disadvantaged elementary school students music theory and beginning piano
  • Created and presented piano tutoring workshops for 12 people
  • Chaired 5 person committee creating new music theory curriculum


  • Sophomore Fellow: taught classes comparing and contrasting the national anthems of the world, 2009
  • Composed musical postlude for opera production of Der Jasager that placed 3rd in Division 1 of the 2012 National Opera Association Competition
  • Certificate of Honor, Proclamation: City and County of San Francisco for achievement in musical composition, 2005


  • Excellent knowledge of Sibelius, proficient with Finale and Logic Pro