Equally at home in chamber music, song, and solo recitals, Andrew Dunlop is a versatile musician who has performed across the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Switzerland and New Zealand. He received his Doctorate from the Eastman School of Music in New York, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar under the guidance of Barry Snyder. Previously Andrew studied with Carole Presland, Alexander Melnikov and Mark Ray at the RNCM where he received the Alfred Clay Scholarship and the Hilda Anderson Dean Award for the highest recital and academic marks and was a prizewinner in the RNCM Concerto, Ravel, Recital and Weill Prize for chamber music.
Andrew is the company pianist for Northern Ballet and he works regularly as a staff pianist for the National Children's Choir of Great Britain, the Geneva International Summer Festival and Academy of Music. He is an examiner for the ABRSM and the Artistic Director of Lorn Live Chamber Music Festival in Oban, Argyll, his home town.
Andrew also enjoys working in the field of traditional music and reached the finals of the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year. He has represented Scotland twice at the Pan Celtic Festival in Ireland where he won First Prize in the New Song and International New Song Competition and Second Prize in the International Harp Competition. More recently, Andrew has served as an adjudicator for the Royal National Mòd in both Scotland and Canada. Frequently working with his sister, Gaelic singer Joy Dunlop, Andrew can be heard on both her albums.
He has previously performed at Lake District Summer Music in 2010-13 & 2015-16.
*See the panel on the right for details of his concerts in the 2017 LDSM festival.