Aleksandr Andreev teaches Liturgics for Choir Directors at SSLM.  He studied at Duke University (B.S.), the University of North Carolina (M.S.), the Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago (Diploma in Pastoral Theology), and the St. Petersburg Theological Academy (M.Th.). Presently, he is writing his doctoral thesis in Liturgics, "The Reform of the Hirmologion in the 17th Century," at the St. Petersburg Theological Academy. Outside of SSLM, he also teaches Liturgics at the Chicago Pastoral School. His research interests are in liturgics, Slavonic palaeography and Znamenny chant. Aleksandr coordinates the work of the Ponomar Project.