- M.M., Master of Music, Indiana University, 1993
- B.M., Bachelor of Music, Indiana University, 1988
- A.S., Associate of Science, Indiana University, 1984
Andy Hollinden develops and teaches courses on the history of the blues and rock music. In addition, he teaches artist-specific courses that explore the music of Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix, and the Beach Boys.
He composes, engineers, and produces music, and has performed and recorded with numerous rock bands.
Hollinden’s original music has been released on various recordings, including Moving Earth from There to Here (1994), Boot Rouge et Swabs (1996), Heat To Fragrance (2000), Begging’s Not Endearing (2002), Stick It In Your Sound Hole (2004), Trust Yourself (2006), Grieve For The Living (2008), Lucky Hands In Trying Times (2010), and She’s Not Close She’s The Cigar (2013).