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Andy is currently a New York based composer, musical director, arranger and orchestrator. Born and raised in Australia, Andy began his training in music at the late age of 15, taking quickly to the piano and composition. He holds a Bachelor of Music (Composition) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music where he as studied under great Australian composers and musicians such as Anne Boyd, Judy Bailey, Neil McEwan, Rowena Crowley, Michael Smetanin and Damien Ricketson.

 

Andy has had the pleasure of playing in some of Australia’s finest venues such as the Sydney Opera House, Angel Place Recital Hall, Australian Parliament House and has worked with some of Australia’s best musical theatre talents such as Michael Falzon, Amanda Harrison, Bobby Fox, Bronwyn Mulcahy, David Whitney, James Miller, Rodney Dobson and David Harris.

Andy has worked internationally in four countries. He was the musical director and conductor for the Chinese Tour of Kiss Me, Kate. He was the orchestrator, arranger and musical supervisor on the Malaysian Tour of Sinbad: The Musical. In 2013, Andy joined the creative team for the Australian musical Atomic as the musical director, arranger and orchestrator, working alongside composer Philip Foxman (Supernaut) to develop the original score for the show. After a showcase season in Sydney, the show then transferred to New York City where it played a successful Off-Broadway season over the summer of 2014.

 

Now presently living in New York City, Andy is involved as the musical director, arranger and orchestrator on three new musicals currently in development. Since the move, he as worked with Broadway performers such as Alice Ripley, Jeremy Kushnier, Sara Gettlefinger, Euan Morton, David Abeles, Natasha Williams, Brian Ogilvie and Thos Shipley and has been mentored by Broadway orchestrator Christopher Janhke (Legally Blonde, Les Miserables, Memphis, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess).

 

Stalker: The Musical is Andy’s first full score for a musical theatre show.