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Andrew Carballeira


Higher Education Market Leader


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Music and engineering have always been two sides of the same coin for me.

Andy Carballeira’s 21 years of consulting experience addresses all aspects of architectural acoustics including room acoustics, sound isolation, noise and vibration control (especially with industrial and environmental noise) and electro-acoustic systems. His portfolio includes commercial office and multi-family residential buildings, institutional and educational facilities, and spaces for performing arts. Andy’s music and audio technology interests extend to his expertise in spatial audio and Acentech’s 3DListening® acoustic simulation environment. He has taught acoustics for many years at the Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory.

Andy serves as Acentech’s Higher Education Market Leader, responsible for marketing strategy, client development and industry thought leadership.


Music and engineering have always been two sides of the same coin for me. I have held several teaching appointments which paired my love of helping others and passion for science. I’ve also had the opportunity to play hundreds of gigs throughout North America with the Left Ear Trio, LeanTwo, and The Soul Revival, and as a sideman.

When I’m not playing music or enjoying time with my family, I can be found in the wilderness: rock and ice climbing, skiing, paddling, and running. On bad weather days, I enjoy spending time in the shop on my wood and metal projects.

Favorite quote: “The most that can be expected from any model is that it can supply a useful approximation to reality: all models are wrong, but some models are useful.”
– George E.P. Box


  • Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE), Board Certified
  • Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Member
  • Audio Engineering Society (AES), Member
  • AES TC Multi-channel and Binaural Audio Technology (AES TC-MBAT), Member
  • ANSI S12.60 WG52 Working Group on Classroom Acoustics
  • Robert Bradford Newman Student Award Medal, Excellence in the Study of Acoustics, 2004
  • Berklee College of Music, Bachelor of Music, Music Production and Engineering