Andrew Dewar’s musical career started at an early age; he began playing the Organ at his local church in Yeovil (Somerset) at the age of nine. With a scholarship to Wells Cathedral School in 1996 he studied the Organ with Rupert Gough, David Sanger, David Briggs (improvisation) and Harpsichord with Dr David Ponsford. From 1999-2000 he was Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral before moving to Germany where he studied at the Musikhochschule, Stuttgart, with Prof Dr Ludger Lohmann.
He was winner of one of the most prestigious of all competitions – St. Alban’s – but has also won a host of other international Organ Competitions, inter alia Dublin, Wiesbaden, Berlin, Landau an der Isar, plus prizes in Montreal, Schramberg and the Julius Reubke Prize at Erfurt.
Andrew’s extensive concert diary has taken him on tours to Russia and Northern America, and frequent engagements throughout Europe. In addition to his solo recital work, he takes both masterclasses and sits on adjudication panels, most recently as jury member at the International BACH/LISZT Competition in Weimar/Erfurt.
Andrew has been Organist at the American Cathedral, Paris, since 2010. Alongside side his position in Paris, Andrew is professor of organ at the Royal College of Music in London.
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