Andrew – Klassische Gitarre
„Ein Genie an der klassischen Gitarre." (Western Telegraph)
Andrew kann als Solokünstler gebucht werden, arbeitet aber auch im Duo mit Jazz- oder Opernsängern, Violinisten, Flötisten und anderen Gitarristen. Er hat ein umfangreiches Repertoire und spielt traditionelle klassische Stücke, spanische Gitarre, lateinamerikanische Songs, Jazz-Standards und Original-Kompositionen.
Andrew studierte an der Royal Academy of Music in London. Mit seinen intimen Salon-Konzerten begeisterte er sowohl Mitglieder des englischen als auch spanischen Königshauses.
2001 erhielt er eine Auszeichnung der Royal Academy of Music und wurde dort als Mitglied aufgenommen.
Andrew kann als Solokünstler gebucht werden, aber er arbeitet auch im Duo mit Jazz- und Opernsängern, mit Violinisten, Flötisten oder einem anderen Gitarristen.
In 2001 the Royal Academy of Music rewarded his achievements and he was made an Associate of that institution.
His reputation as a performer with flair and innate musicality were demonstrated with the release of his critically acclaimed solo C.D., "British Guitar" and two 'sell-out' recitals at London's South Bank. As a session musician his versatile playing can be heard in film music, TV ads and as a backing guitarist to some of the world’s most illustrious Rock and Pop artists. His talent, wide ranging repertoire and warm personality is winning new audiences for the classical guitar, and has made him a much sought after performer.
Andrew’s close affinity to the works of British composers has not only led him to champion major contemporary works, but also encourage composers to write for the instrument. He has been recognized for his interpretive insight to communicate with conviction and imagination challenging new techniques and ideas.
As a highly accomplished and experienced guitar tutor, many of Andrew's students have successfully forged music careers in their own rite. With his unique blend of humour, specialized knowledge and natural style, he is frequently asked to run lecture/masterclasses, workshops, and sit on committees and adjudicating panels.
Weddings & Functions...
Andrew's guitar playing has proved very popular at weddings, dinner parties, soirees, corporate functions and other special events. The guitar can be used to provide a subtle ambient sound that relaxes guests, and makes your event even more memorable and entertaining.
Andrew is equally accomplished performing centre stage. He can tailor his music and performance to suit your occasion, and can even write an original composition just for your wedding ceremony.
Andrew supplies his own unobtrusive amplification that allows the guitar to be heard without being over-powering. He is available as a soloist, but also works in duet with a jazz singer, operatic singer, violinist, flautist and another guitarist. Andrew has a vast repertoire covering traditional Classical, Spanish guitar, Latin American, Jazz standards, popular standards, and original compositions.
With many years of experience, Andrew offers a highly professional service, with an easy going manner that takes the stress out of any event. He can tailor his music and performance to suit the occasion. A testimony to this comes in the amount of thank you letters he receives from previous clients, plus requests for repeat appearances. Andrew prides himself on the amount of work he receives by recommendation.