Andrea is a freelance performer with a wealth of experience spanning three decades. She has performed and recorded with all the major Scottish Orchestras and also further afield. Her highlights include tours of Poland and Germany with the BBC Scottish SymphonyOrchestra, and Austria and Spain with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, as well as many memorable concerts and recordings.
Outside Scotland, Andrea has performed with, amongst others, the BBC Concert Orchestra, the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.
Andrea has been fortunate enough to work with such renowned soloists as Mel Torme, George Shearing, Jack Jones, James Galway, Nichola Benedetti and The Priests.
Andrea has also worked extensively in the pop world, performing as a backing musician for Scottish band Belle and Sebastian. She appears in many of their recordings including the single "Waking Up To Us". She undertook a world tour with the band and travelled to such places as the USA, Canada, Japan and Brazil.
Andrea has been lucky enough to play with some of the world's leading jazz artists whilst working with Tommy Smith's Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, notably performances with Gunther Schuller, Joe Lovano and Joe Locke.
As well as her large scale work, Andrea enjoys performing chamber music for Flute and Strings and working as a duo with both piano and organ. Recent projects include performing world premieres of a new works for flute and organ by Finnish composer Ilari Laakso and Scottish composer Eddie McGuire and taking these performances on tour to Estonia and Finland as well as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Andrea's TV appearances range from "Songs of Praise" to "Later with Jools Holland".
You can listen to Andrea playing on her SoundCloud page here
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