Andrew was born on the Welsh border. He graduated with a degree in Archaeology and Environmental Studies from St. David’s University college, Lampeter. He then spent two years in the Choir at Lincoln Cathedral before continuing his studies as a Post-Graduate at the Royal Northern College of Music with Ryland Davies. In his time at the RNCM he made the transition from baritone to tenor.
He has been a soloist in Italy (Batignano Opera Festival), France (Aix-en-Provence and Vezere Festivals), Ireland (Wexford and Dublin Grand Opera) and in venues throughout Belgium, Germany, Italy and the UK.
He has studied with Nelly Miricioiu and had coaching with Nicolai Gedda, Audrey Hyland, Philip Langridge and Laura Sarti. He was also one of only 12 singers chosen to perform in a week of Masterclasses with Jose Cura in London.
His operatic roles include Don Jose (Carmen) for Opera Novella, for Vox Lirika – Alfredo (La Traviata) and Nemorino (L’Elisir D’amore), for London Opera Players – Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) and Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte), for Grange Park Opera D’Azincourt (Fortunio), for English Touring Opera Tonio (Daughter of the Regiment), Sellem and understudy of Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress) and Macduff (Macbeth).
Other roles – Il Duca (Rigoletto), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Rodolfo (La Boheme), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Signor Pirelli (Sweeney Todd) and Ismaele (Nabucco).
He is much in demand as an Oratorio and Concert artist and has sung in Prague, at the Barbican, Fairfield Halls, St. John’s, Smith Square and with numerous choirs throughout the country in repertoire ranging from Bach B Minor Mass (Edinburgh Bach Choir), Beethoven Missa Solemnis (English Arts Chorale) to Verdi Requiem (English Arts Chorale and Stowmarket Choral Society).