Andre Madatian


Andre Madatian Tennessee State University Nashville music faculty
  Madatian is a guitarist, composer, and educator currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee.  Andre   holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Film Scoring with a minor in Contemporary Conducting from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and a Master of Music in Composition from Middle Tennessee State University. 

He has become inspired by film music to pursue a career in composition and has written many orchestral and concert works including an original holiday inspired composition for full orchestra and vocal duet premiering with the Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra, and a string orchestra piece entitled "Obliquity for String Orchestra" for the renown Kalistos Chamber Orchestra in Boston, MA to name a few.  Andre  composes for numerous music licensing companies and has over 100 placements on 6 television networks. His recent credits include composing additional music cues for national television shows including  “America’s Got Talent” on NBC, the PGA Tour Championships Learning Center show on the Golf Channel, "Say Yes to The Dress Atlanta: Season 9" on TLC, "NFL Monday QB” on CBS Sports, and "The Book of John Gray" on the Oprah Winfrey Network to name a few. 

Aside from composing, Andre is also an active touring guitarist as well as an educator where he mentors students from all around the globe in several areas including composition, arranging, orchestration, and music theory. Andre  recently accepted an adjunct professorship at Middle Tennessee State University, as well as Tennessee State University, where he teaches arranging, music appreciation, and directs a commercial music ensemble.