QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Qualifications

  • Professional Music Qualifications
  • MA Hons (Cambridge University)
  • LRSM (Diploma in Piano Performance)
  • LRAM (Piano Teaching Diploma)
  • ARCM (Diploma in Piano Accompaniment)
  • Dip. Adv. Studies (Royal Academy of Music, Piano Accompaniment)
  • PG Dip. (Royal College of Music, Repetiteur)
  • Professors Andrew has studied with include:
  • John Constable, Michael Dussek, Aaron Shorr, Richard Nunn, Elizabeth Robson, Alexander Goehr, Robin Holloway and Hugh Wood.

Other Qualifications

  • Certificate in Music Medicine Therapy from the International Society for the Study of Tension in Performance (ISSTIP) at Trinity College of Music
  • Certificate of Competent Knowledge in German, University of Cambridge
  • T.E.F.L (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), Kristall International Training & Education in Cambridge

Prizes

  • Three prizes at King's College, Cambridge
  • Ricordi Prize at the Royal College of Music
  • 2nd Prize in the Accompaniment Section at the Ibla International Piano Competition (Italy)

Experience

Andrew has enormous musical experience gained over 25 years as solo pianist, chamber pianist, accompanist, repetiteur, Piano Teacher, Singing Coach, University Supervisor and Language teacher

Solo Pianist

  • Recitals UK-wide including Reid Concert Hall Edinburgh, St. Marylebone Parish Church London, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, Aylsham Town Hall Norfolk, Bottisham Village College Cambridge
  • Recital for the Beethoven Society of Europe
  • Regular solo contributions to music society chamber concerts including: Several Cambridge Colleges, Aylsham, Bottisham, Impington, Lampeter, Linton Music Societies
  • Concertos: Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin and Grieg
  • Solos include: Liszt & Chopin Sonatas in B minor, Schubert Wanderer Fantasia & Beethoven Sonata Op. 109

Chamber Pianist

  • Pianist for the Harrogate Summer Woodwind Course http://norvikmusic.co.uk/
  • Pianist with several chamber groups including trio concerts with Peter Fisher (clarinet) and Sue Holladay (violin)
  • Two piano concerts with David Christophersen

Freelance Accompanist

  • Andrew has performed with many professional musicians including:
  • Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, Martin Lawrence, Darren Abrahams, Alistair Bamford, Peter Adams, Michael Zev Gordon, Veronica Henderson & Jane Bower
  • Graded music examinations
  • Vocal & Instrumental
  • All grades
  • ABRSM Diploma Examinations
  • Examination Recitals
  • Music and Performing Arts Auditions
  • Vocal and Instrumental Concerts

Previous Accompaniment posts held include:

  • Accompanist with the Cambridge Philharmonic Society
  • Accompanist with the British Horn Society
  • Audition accompanist for the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music
  • Singers Workshops with Stan Spiegal and Felicity Cook
  • British Youth Brass Band
  • Accompanist for pupils concerts of Sheila Nelson and Rosemary Nolden
  • Accompanist to the English National Ballet & local dance schools

Previous Repetiteur & Rehearsal Appointments include:

  • Musical Director for Opera Piccola at the Linbury Studio in the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden)
  • Opera Holland Park
  • Estudio de Opera do Porto (Portugal)
  • Royal College of Music
  • British Youth Opera
  • Classical Opera Company
  • Tete-a-Tete Opera
  • Cambridge Operatic Society
  • Apollo Opera
  • Cambridge Philharmonic Society
  • BBC Symphony Chorus

CONTACT DETAILS

Address:
426 Cherry Hinton Road
Cambridge
CB1 8BA

Tel:
01223 247953

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