Andrew won a scholarship to study at London's Royal Academy of Music at the age of 11, and attended their Saturday morning school for gifted young musicians. At the same time he attended a school with an internationally renowned choir. With this early background in performing Andrew decided to make music his career. He went on to study music at Birmingham University where his main interests were in singing, conducting and Baroque performance practice. He graduated in 1979, winning the Arnold Goldsborough prize for final year students.
After a long career as Director of Music in a number of schools, Andrew now devotes his time to supporting the music-making of enthusiastic adults. Andrew is conductor of the Canterbury Orchestra, Musical Director of the Canterbury-based chamber choir Lees Court Music, and Musical Director of Bearsted Choral Society.