“Andrew received his Master of Music in Vocal Literature and Performance from the University of Western Ontario, and then proceeded to the Royal College of Music, London, England where he obtained his graduate diploma, studying with Ashley Stafford. He has coached with such notable experts in the vocal Baroque as Dame Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Michael Chance and Daniel Taylor.
His repertoire includes performance roles in operas by Monteverdi, Alessandro Scarlatti, Hasse, Handel, Purcell and the contemporary composer Jonathan Dove. He is a founding member of The 1607 Ensemble vocal consort and My Lady’s Chamber period ensemble, was Lay Clerk in the Manchester Cathedral Choir and, from 2000â€“2004, a member of the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. He has been a soloist in concert choral works by Purcell, Charpentier, Handel, Orff, and Bach (Mass in B Minor and St. John Passion) in the UK, France, and Canada. He was a Britten-Pears Young Artist and Brighton Early Music Festival Young Artist.
Work in 2009 includes Sorceress/Mercury in Dido and Aeneas for Opera Erratica, Toronto, and Nerone in Handel Agrippina for the Barber Opera, Birmingham.“
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