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The 8th Fold at FringeNYC

“The ensemble … deliver committed performances, supported by the skilled music direction of Andy Collopy.”

Heather J. Violanti, nytheatre now

“Performance wise, all four men … do an excellent job with the material. … The chamber style orchestrations, … conducted by Andy Collopy, … really compliment the compositions.”

Elliot Lanes, NY Theatre Guide

“[T]here’s no denying … the talents of the singers and the small orchestra that accompanie[s] them.”

Bill Rough, View in the Dark

“[The 8th Fold] features numerous lovely songs sung beautifully by beautiful young men. … A string of well-constructed and well-performed songs.”

Hy Bender, Hy Reviews

Judy: A Tribute at the Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival

“With live accompaniment on stage from pianist and musical director Andy Collopy, there is no room for error in the exposed solos numbers or choral pieces. During [Collopy's] a capella [arrangement] of Somewhere Over the Rainbow, the true skill of these musicians comes out.”

Darren Healy, Eile Magazine

Annie at Running to Places Theatre Company

“The work [Erin Hilgartner] did with music director Andy Collopy paid off: hearing her belt out ‘Tomorrow’ is well worth the ticket price.”

Linda B. Glaser, Ithaca Times

A Christmas Carol at Running to Places Theatre Company

“With very little dialogue, the show is all about the music. … Music director Andy Collopy [has] given us plenty of musical gems.”

Linda B. Glaser, Ithaca Times

Kiss Me, Kate at the College Light Opera Company

“The ensemble’s vocals, coached by Andy Collopy, do well with numbers like ‘Another Op’nin’, Another Show’ and ‘Too Darn Hot.’”

Molly Driscoll, Cape Cod Times

Coram Boy at Ithaca College

“An angelic choir, perched in the stage boxes, sings Handel’s music under the able direction of Andy Collopy.”

Judith Pratt, Lansing Star

“Though the show is not a musical, its choral theme brought in a performance complete with almost a full score. Music director/conductor Andy Collopy did a phenomenal job of blending the music with the unfolding scenes.”

Casey Musarra, The Ithacan