Gosod fi megis sêl

Côr ABC gave the first performance of Gosod fi megis sêl while competing at Gwyl Fawr Aberteifi on 1st July 2017.

Gosber on the platform

Gosber will be sung by Côr ABC at the semi-finals of Côr Cymru on the 19th February, 2017. The semi-finals will be broadcast on S4C in April.

Cofio

Cofio had its first performance by Côr Dyfed Choir in a concert celebrating the choir's fiftieth anniversary. Andrew conducted the first performance, in St Peter's Church, Goodwick, on 11th November, 2016.

The Nostalgic Recorder

Nostalgic Recorder album artwork

From Castle Hill has been recorded by John Turner and the Manchester Chamber Ensemble and released on a disc entitled The Nostalgic Recorder by Prima Facie Records. The disc includes music for recorder and string quartet by a wide range of contemporary composers, much of it written for John Turner himself.

Gosber

Côr ABC gave the first performance of Gosber at a concert on the 30th of November 2014 in St Padarn's Church, Llanbadarn Fawr.

The piece is Andrew's first original composition in the Welsh language and sets an englyn by Dafydd John Pritchard, a respected bard and himself a member of Côr ABC.

Iesu rex admirabilis

AMA vocal trio

Iesu rex admirabilis had its first outing at a concert by the AMA vocal trio in a lunchtime recital in Aberystwyth on Saturday 23rd August 2014.

Adam lay ibounden published

New Novello Book of Short and Easy Anthems

The three part version of Adam lay ibounden has been published by Novello in their new collection, The New Novello Book of Short & Easy Anthems. It is now available from music and bookshops.

Recording released

Photo of Concanenda

Concanenda's first album, Bright Shadows, was released in November 2014. Drawn entirely from the contemporary choral repertoire, the album features three of Andrew's pieces, including a commission for the album, Composed upon Westminster Bridge. The album is available digitally from outlets including iTunes, Amazon and Bandcamp.

The album was launched with a concert at St. Gile's Church, Cambridge, which also featured the first performance of Of a rose, written for Concanenda for the occasion.

Residency announcement

Photo of Concanenda

Andrew has recently become the first composer in residence with Concanenda, a new chamber choir based in Cambridge, UK.

Founded in 2012 by its director, Alexandra Schwinn, the group has recorded three of Andrew's pieces for its forthcoming album. The residency will lead to his writing at least four new pieces for the choir.

For more information and to hear the choir visit Concanenda's website.

Image by @David-Angel Photography

First performance in Machynlleth

Andrew in Machynlleth

Llyn Cau received its first performance at a concert in Machynlleth on 18th May 2013. The concert was a celebration of the life and music of the prominent Anglo-Welsh composer, Ian Parrott.