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Morgantown man sells his guitars across globe

Daily Athenaeum photo by Askar Salikhov Andrew White Guitars, an acoustic guitar manufacturing shop, located on Foundry Street.
Daily Athenaeum photo by Askar Salikhov
Andrew White Guitars, an acoustic guitar manufacturing shop, located on Foundry Street.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There’s something soothing in the sound of an acoustic guitar. Science mingles with sound each time a string catches vibration, sending air molecules into motion, producing the notes that lay the tracks to some of our favorite songs.

Andrew White knows and appreciates that science.

Growing up in Annapolis, Maryland, White was the product of two creative and innovative parents. With a graphic designer for a mother and an engineer for a father, White’s upbringing allowed him to mesh the hands-on mechanics of art and the imaginative details needed to create.

“There was always somewhat of a mechanical nature about my brain,” White said.

Leaving his hometown of Annapolis, White packed his belongings and moved to Morgantown to start his career at West Virginia University. It was in his second year at WVU that he went to Madrid, Spain, to study abroad. Little did White know, his time in Spain would forever impact his life…

 

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