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Di Goldene Kale (The Golden Bride) at The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene – Ass't Music & Vocal Coach/Pianist
*Drama Desk/Off-Broadway Alliance Nominee for utstanding Revival

"...deeply satisfying. The fine orchestra, conducted by Zalmen Mlotek, imbues the score with warmth."
Laura Collins-Hughes, The New York Times (NYT Critics Pick)
210 Amlent Avenue at the 2015 New York Musical Theater Festival – Music Director/Pianist
"Played by an excellent four-piece band, Karl Hinze’s frequently mournful music is lovely."

Laura Collins-Hughes, The New York Times
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Fiddler On The Roof at Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Music Director/Pianist
"Buoyed by an outstanding performance by Broadway veteran Bill Nolte as Tevye, the show is winning, engaging and near impossible to resist."
"A seven-piece orchestra led by music director Andrew Wheeler performed seamlessly." 
Rodger Mullen, Fayetteville Observer
Plaid Tidings at Temple Theatre – Music Director/Pianist
"Andrew Wheeler looks smart and plays razor sharp piano."
Keravuori & Galle, Boom Magazine
Sweeney Todd at Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Music Director/Foley Designer/Dialect Coach
"[The Foley design] set the creepy tone for the entire production. Chains dragging, wood bending under foot, random scratching, all work to effectively leave the audience on edge. This matched with Andrew Wheeler's chilling underscore did so much to instill a sense of dread throughout the evening."
James Johnson, ncartsreview.com
Little Prince at Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Fox/Geographer
"Standouts include...the performance of Wheeler, whose energetic yet restrained portrayal of the misunderstood fox serves as the highlight of the show."
James Johnson, ncartsreview.com
Sweeney Todd at PlayMakers Repertory Company – Music Direction/Foley Designer 
"The small orchestra...glued the performace together with secure execution...[and] considerable sensitivity..."
Doris B. Powers, CVNC.org
Legally Blonde at Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Music Director
"Legally Blonde the Musical at the CFRT is a home run, and is the type and caliber of theatre that local residents should embrace and come to expect from the CFRT."
"The show was scheduled to run through Feb. 10 but due to the out-standing response of local residents and the popularity of the show, we are happy to announce that the run has been extended for one more week, and will go through Feb. 17."
Janice Burton, Up & Coming Weekly
It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at Mile Square Theatre – Music Director/Foley Designer
"[The Foley design provided] a multitude of organic and on-point sound effects [that] keeps your attention right to the end...Hoboken needs more plays like this one."
Amanda Palasciano, Hudson Reporter
Hedwig and the Angry Inch starring Jonathan Whitton – Music Director
"This Hedwig is kicking ass...well worth the trip."
Anthony Rapp
Bring Back Birdie at The Duplex (MAC Award Nominee) – Music Director
"They sounded great...under Andrew Wheeler's music direction."
Michael Dale, broadwayworld.com