Conducting ‘with spirit and vitality - and musical integrity always at its core’, Andrea leads award-winning choirs and festivals across the globe.

With a background as a professional soprano, she is the Musical Director of Tippett Voices, the Esterhazy Singers, The Festival Chorus, and Associate Conductor of The Fourth Choir, North London Chorus and ENO Community Chorus, working regularly as conductor with choirs including the BBC Singers, London Oriana Choir, Borough Chamber Choir and the Southbank Centre’s Voicelab.

Andrea is the Head of Choral Conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, leading and teaching on the MA programme. Recently Director of Music at Morley College, she led a vibrant music department, co-founding the award-winning Women Conductors and Wavelength programmes designed to encourage, educate and promote women within the conducting profession. An active member of the Association of British Choral Directors, Andrea chairs jury panels of choral competitions, and holds masterclasses for choirs and conductors in the UK, Europe and Asia.

Speaking of her new EFC role, Andrea said: ‘I am delighted to be appointed and am looking forward to starting work with such an excellent group of singers'.

Andrea Brown's Website: http://www.andreabrown.com