Andrew Hisey has taken over leadership of the IUPUI Music Academy, an outreach program of the Department of Music and Arts Technology. He is an accomplished musician and professional music teacher. Hisey has taught for 20 years at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, St. Olaf College and the University of St. Thomas. For several years, he has also been a senior examiner, editor and consultant with the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. He received a doctorate in pedagogy and performance from the University of Michigan, becoming the first to receive a doctorate from that university with that particular focus. The academy, housed within the Department of Music and Arts Technology, where Hisey is a visiting associate professor, also offers group experiences, including an adult string ensemble.