Andrew Ramage
Status: Member
Member Since: August 18, 2019
Last Visit:August 25, 2019

Andrew Ramage

Andrew Ramage began his piano and music theory studies at age nine and violin studies at age eleven in Portland, Oregon. Later, he was a member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic, under the direction of Jacob Avshalomov, for 4 years. He also performed with the Portland State University Orchestra and worked for the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and Young Musicians and Artists, Inc. His primary teachers include Carol Sindell, Ayke Agus, and Hugh Ewart (former Concertmaster Emeritus of the Oregon Symphony.) He was privileged to study with a number of individuals who were pupils of such violin pedagogues as Ivan Galamian, Nathan Milstein, Tibor Varga, Charles Treger, D.C. Dounis, Samuel Applebaum, and Louis Kaufman. He was a prizewinner of the Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA) Annual Composition Competition, as well as the Solo Contest, twice in the 1990s. He is dedicated to the cause of resurrection and performances of forgotten violin repertoire and transcription of great works for the violin. He has written a number of works on classic television, most of which are published. He is owner/curator of the online Twilight Zone Museum. He has contributed to a number of books and documentaries, including Lifetime: Intimate Portrait of Cloris Leachman and the popular Inside TV Land and E! Network specials. In the early 2000s, he coordinated the world’s first-ever Twilight Zone Conventions, held in Hollywood, California, featuring over 80 actors, writers, and directors who worked on the original Rod Serling 1960s TV series. He also served as Associate Producer of special features appearing on the best-selling Twilight Zone: The Definitive Edition DVDs. He is a graduate of Oregon State University and UCLA. He lives in Los Angeles where he works as an accountant in the commercial real estate industry.