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
  • Centered studies around geography, culminating in a Geography of Economic Inequality module
  • 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
  • Studied Abroad in Paris: cultural immersion and classes ranging from Economic Integration of the European Union to French Cinema

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

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

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


  • Excellent knowledge of Sibelius, proficient with Finale and Logic Pro
  • Proficient at French, can speak phrases in: Chinese(Mandarin), Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Spanish, and Xhosa


  • 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