Andy Huber, Business Manager
Describe what you do in your current position: I manage all finance and HR related activities at TBMS. I reconcile accounts, make and record deposits, manage cash flow, direct monthly payroll procedures, pay bills, manage employee benefits, create financial statements, and track our endowment accounts.
How long have you worked for Turtle Bay? How long in your current position? Since 2013.
Describe other work experience or education: In 2012, I graduated with a BM in Music Education-Voice and a BFA in Theatre from Michigan State University. While at MSU, I also interned at its community music school. There I learned about arts administration and developed a deep respect for the work it takes to provide quality programming. Currently, I am pursuing an MBA part-time at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business.
What is your favorite thing about Turtle Bay Music School? The people. The atmosphere is very sunny and I think that’s a reflection of the great attitude everyone here has.
Do you play any instruments? Describe any musical background you may want to share! I sing baritone and enjoy singing both in ensembles and as a soloist.
What is your favorite song and/or piece of music? I have oscillated between a Spotify radio station based on the Blade Runner soundtrack and “Yacht Rock” for quite awhile now. Donny Hathaway’s music is also a mainstay; especially the album he recorded with Roberta Flack.
Who is your favorite composer/songwriter? In regards to classical music I really enjoy Palestrina, Schubert, and Ives. I also appreciate and, very occasionally, enjoy singing from musicals written by Sondheim, Lerner/Loewe, and others from the same era and style.
Where are you from? Rochester Hills, Michigan
Favorite color: Green
Favorite food: Sweet potatoes
Pets? Kids? Family members? I have one younger sister and a cat!
Any other fun facts you’d like to include! I listen to a lot of NPR and like to read. Drinking coffee is one of my favorite pastimes.