The American baritone, Andrew Hendricks, studied at the Indiana University School of Music with Giorgio Tozzi. He has performed a number of lead roles with the Indiana University Opera Theater, including Pelléas in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, Guglielmo in Mozart's Così fan Tutte, the Viceroy of Peru in Offenbach's Perichole, Pangloss in Leonard Bernstein's Candide, and Richard Nixon in Adams' Nixon in China. Among his performances as concert and recital soloist are Monteverdi’s Vespers, Igor Stravinsky's Les Noces, Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch, Adams' The Wound-Dresser, Crumb's Songs, Drones, and Refrains of Death, J.S. Bach's B-Minor Mass (BWV 232) and St. John Passion (BWV 245), and Benjamin Britten's War Requiem. In October 1997, he sanh the prmiere of Mischa Zupko’s Visions of a Forgotten Soul for baritone voice and string quintet (1996) at Oberlin Conservatory with Indiana University strings led by David Dzubay, director of Indiana University's New Music Ensemble.
Andrew Hendricks has appeared professionally with the orchestras of St. Louis, Indianapolis, and Marin County, in works ranging from George Frideric Handel and J.S. Bach (Messiah, Israel in Egypt, Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248)) to Corigliano (Of Rage and Remembrance). However, his most memorable musical experience to date has been his appearance as a dancing aerosol can in the chamber opera Gallantry by Douglas Moore.