Andrew's Background & Experience
Andrew has been described as having all the characteristics of a polymath; someone whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas. His two principal passions are classical music and new developments in the field of sound & music. However his other fields of knowledge include the philosophy of yoga, neuro-linguistic programming, web-based marketing, business management, training, personal & team development, astronomy and UAVs, rather poor french and developing applications for improvisation theory.
Andrew's original training was as a violinist at the Royal Academy of Music. His life's work has been wide and various including having been Head of Music in a central London school, followed by success in a sales role as a global account manager for an international corporate after which he became a consultant trainer with experience extending across the UK, Europe and China.
Based now in Gloucestershire (UK) his time is spent across a number of roles:
Composer & Arranger for all types of bowed stringed instruments
Editor and director of www.soundtravelsforum.com the world's leading music improvisation, sound healing & sound therapy website.
Director of Mastering Chaos: The Musician's Way
Partner in a personal development company (Entracte).
Free-lance musician actively involved in a variety of musical activities including violin tuition, composition and arranging, facilitating group music improvisation workshops for schools & colleges and delivering business leadership programmes which employ the medium of music improvisation.