Commissions, performances, Blackingstone Music Publishing, news

22nd October 2016

Elisabeth Holman (violin) and Mark Smith (piano) perform the Saltwater Sonata in Truro Cathedral.

9th October

"The Fishery of Souls"- Andrew's winning anthem in the 2015 City of London Harvest of the Sea Competition is sung by the choir of St Mary-at-Hill (directed by Robert Mingay-Smith) at the 2016 Harvest of the Sea Festival.

16th September 2016

The Chamber Ensemble of London (directed by Peter Fisher) perform "The Tavy Dances" Opus 173 at their NADSA concert in Newton Abbot's Courtenay Centre.

17th July 2017

The West Dartmoor Benefice Choir premiere the "St Paul's Service"; the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis they commissioned for their Festival Choral Evensong at St Paul's Yelverton.

9th July 2016

7.30pm Gunnislake Parish Church. Elisabeth Holman (violin) and Mark Smith (piano) perform the "Saltwater Sonata" Opus 193

4th July 2016

The Gelachter Trio release "Tailwind" on the Oboe Classics label (CC2032), which includes "A Suite of Sweets" Opus 115

30th June

Andrew's week long residency at the Woolpit Festival culminated in the premiere of the children's opera "The Green Children" by the children of Woolpit Primary School accompanied by the Gelachter Trio and the composer.

June 18th

Triumphant premiere of "A Dorset Legend" (Celebrating Dorset Composing Competition Winner 2016) by the Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir, conducted by David Gostick, in St Peter's
 Church Shaftesbury.

April 29th 2016

The Chamber Ensemble of London, directed by Peter Fisher give the first performance of "The Tavy Dances" at their World Dance Day concert as part of the Tavistock Festival. Andrew is pictured below with members of the orchestra. The next chance to hear this work will be on September 16th when the CEoL will be playing to the Newton Abbot Fine Arts Society.

27th April 2016

Andrew and Elisabeth Holman give the second performance of the “Saltwater Sonata” at their highly successful recital in the sumptuous setting of St Peter’s church Bournemouth.

April 23rd 2016

At a special award ceremony and concert in Dorchester, it is announced that Andrew has won the Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir "Celebrating Dorset" Composition Competition with his setting of George Thornbury's "A Dorset Legend". The first performance will be on June 18th in Shaftesbury. Andrew is pictured here receiving his award from the choir's conductor David Gostick.

April 21st 2016

Andrew and Elisabeth Holman give the premiere performance of the “Saltwater Sonata” to a warmly appreciative audience at their Tavistock Festival recital in the town's splendid Parish Church (photo courtesy of Anthony Moseley Photography)

20th February 2016

As part of the Wisconsin Y.S.O. 50th Anniversary celebrations,Janet Rarick (ob, l), Carol Rosing (bn.r.) and Don Jenny (clt) will be give the premiere performance of "The Mintage of Man", commissioned by Don in memory of his father, in the Morphy Recital Hall of the University of Wisconsin Madison, USA.