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Andrew Hopson

Andrew Hopson

Associate Professor -Sound Design

PhD. Composition, University of Minnesota
M.M. Composition, Butler University
B.A. History, Grinnell College
Appointed to IU in 2006

anhopson@indiana.edu


Andrew Hopson is assistant professor of sound design at Indiana University.  He has designed or written the scores for shows at such theatres as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Repertory Theatre, American Players Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Pioneer Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse, Victory Gardens, Harvard University and the Indiana Repertory Theatre, where he was resident sound designer for five years. In 2004 his New York debut Trying, was rated one of the best Off-Broadway shows of the year. In film, he has scored the documentaries, Birth of Legends, The Battle of Comm Avenue, Hockey’s Greates Era 1942-1967, The Frozen Four and Utah’s Olympic Legacy.  He has produced, engineered or performed on over 40 CD’s ranging from stories for children to collections of modern American piano works.  He is a member of United Scenic Artists, local 829 and the United States Institute of Theatre Technology.