Conducting ‘with spirit and vitality – and musical integrity always at its core’, Andrea Brown has led award-winning concerts and festivals across the globe. Andrea is the Musical Director of Tippett Voices, the Exeter Festival Chorus, and Associate Conductor of The Somerset Chamber Choir and The Fourth Choir.  

Andrea works regularly as conductor with other choirs including the BBC Singers, North London Chorus, London Oriana Choir and the Southbank Centre’s Voicelab.  Recent work includes concerts in Berlin with Hortus Vocalis, the Czech Republic with Festa Musicale and the critically acclaimed ‘Memorial’ with Tippett Voices at the Barbican Centre, London.  Most recently she was Conductor and Musical Director of the acclaimed ‘The Paradis Files’ a commission by Errollyn Wallen with BBC Concert Orchestra and Graeae Theatre Company, with the world premiere and Radio 3 broadcast at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and subsequent UK tour.

Andrea is the Head of Choral Conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Recently Director of Music at Morley College, and Deputy CEO of Surrey Music Hub, Andrea is a passionate advocate for music education.  She co-founded the award-winning Women Conductors and Wavelength programmes, both 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 across the globe. Andrea was the Artistic Director of Various Voices, an international choral festival involving 60+ international choirs performing at the Southbank Centre.

Previously a Soprano, Andrea has performed and recorded at some of the finest concert halls around the world with a range of top-class ensembles, including the Academy of Ancient Music, Gabrieli Consort, Chapelle du Roi, Ex Cathedra and Coro Cervantes.  Operatic performances include Opéra Châtelet, Shakespeare’s Globe, Split International Festival, Spitalfields Festival, Utrecht Early Music Festival and the BBC Proms.

Andrea is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in recognition of significant contribution to the field.

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