Phone: (630) 545-3176


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Music Education, Illinois Wesleyan University Masters of Music Education, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign Master of Arts in School Leadership, Concordia University Chicago

Mr. Andrew Ladendorf

Andrew Ladendorf has been teaching orchestra in CCSD 89 since 2012. He is currently on the staff at all five district buildings. Starting in 2003, Mr. Ladendorf taught students in the northern Illinois communities of Freeport, Des Plaines, and Naperville before coming to CCSD 89.

In CCSD 89, Mr. Ladendorf teaches fourth through eighth-grade string lessons, fourth grade Primo Orchestra, fifth grade Prelude Orchestra, sixth grade Intermediate Orchestra, 7th/8th grade Concert Orchestra, and the Glen Crest Chamber Orchestra.

In addition to teaching in CCSD 89, Mr. Ladendorf serves his profession as the Membership Chair for ASTA of Illinois, a professional organization for string/orchestra teachers and performers. He has also been involved with adjudication activities for both ILMEA and IGSMA and has served as the ILMEA All-State String Audition Chair from 2014 to 2019. He is currently actively involved as a guest clinician and as a performer with the Titan String Quartet in the Chicago area.