Andrew Huggan

Cello teacher

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Glasgow, Glasgow City, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Glasgow and surrounding area
Andrew Huggan | Cello teacher

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Glasgow born cellist Andrew Huggan, began his musical career at the age of nine under the tuition of Angela Welsh. After studying with Angela for several years Andrew gained a place at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Junior department, under the tutelage of Timothy Paxton. Andrew is currently studying for his BMus (hons) at the RSAMD with Rudi De Groote. He is also a keen Baroque player, studying under Alison McGillivray and is the artistic director for The Clyde Consort and cellist of the St Patrick's Baroque Ensemble.

During his time at the RSAMD Andrew has had several opportunities to participate in master classes, one of which being with Johannes Goritzki. In the summers of 2009 and 2010 Andrew performed as a soloist with the RSAMD Junior Academy.

Throughout school Andrew played with many orchestras and ensembles including; principal of the East Dunbartonshire Senior Schools Orchestra and String ensembles, and principal of the West of Scotland Schools Symphony Orchestra. Andrew is also a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland and other NYOS ensembles such as NYOS Strings and is principal cellist of Camerata Scotland.

In October 2009 Andrew was principal cello of the Academy Concert Orchestra playing alongside Phil Cunningham and John Lord and was recently principle cello of the Academy Chamber Orchestra.

Whilst at the RSAMD Juniors Andrew played in many competitions as a soloist and as founding member of the Mar Piano Trio, with whom he won the Househillwood and Pollok Community Association Trophy, and first place in the chamber music open category in the Glasgow Music Festival. Andrew now plays for The Korda String Quartet, one of Scotland’s foremost young professional string quartet.

Outside of the RSAMD Andrew has performed with the Scottish Philharmonic and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and plays with Scottish Opera. As a Baroque player he has also had the opportunity to play with the Dunedin Consort. As an enthusiast of contemporary music Andrew is also the cellist for The Glasgow New Music Expedition.

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