After 24 years working as a musician in London, England, Andrew Clark moved to British Columbia in 2010. The following year he joined Vancouver Island Symphony Orchestra as principal horn. Prior to this he held principal horn positions in the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Classical Players and Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, and had teaching positions at the Royal Academy of Music and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. As a soloist he has recorded for EMI, Hyperion, Archiv and Linn, including the premieres of the Sonata da Caccia by Thomas Adès and the Concertino by Stephen Chatman, horn concertos by Vivaldi and Crusell, and chamber works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Czerny.

 

Sonce 2002, Andrew has trained in brass instrument manufacture and now builds several instruments each year. Many of his instruments are used by leading players in some of the world’s finest orchestras. One day soon he hopes to have time to make one for himself!

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