About Andrew J. Lewis

Mr. Andrew J. Lewis, an adept Music Educator, Musician, ICT Professional, and Gospel Minister, serves as Director of Music Technology and Coordinator for Community Music initiatives at Jackson State University and Director of Media and Music at the Springhill Christian Center in Raymond, MS.  Before returning to JSU, Mr. Lewis served as international director for I CAN Leadership Africa, a leadership development firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Lewis holds a Bachelor of Music (Piano Performance and Pedagogy) and Masters in Music Education from Jackson State University and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. He is an active member of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI: ME). Mr. Lewis is a 2008 American Israel Education Foundation Fellow. His research focus includes exploring technology integration in music education and enhancing arts awareness through community music programs. He is married to the former Lakeisha Turner, and they are the proud parents of two daughters, Kristen and Amber.